TSBP Logo

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Resources


The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) is actively compiling and adding resources to this page to help assist consumers and pharmacy professionals in navigating pharmacy-related obstacles during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TSBP strongly recommends bookmarking this page and returning often to check for updates. We also recommend clearing your browser cache occasionally to be sure you are able to see the latest updates.


Recent Updates:
  • Pharmacies must enroll in the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Immunization Program to be eligible to administer COVID-19 vaccines in Texas once they are available. Learn more here.
  • Pharmacists and pharmacist-interns acting under the supervision of a pharmacist are allowed to order and administer immunizations to children 3-18 years of age as authorized by the third amendment to the PREP Act under certain conditions. Learn more here.
  • Emergency Board Rule 291.30 concerning Medication Limitations expires July 17, 2020.
    Visit this page to read the rule language and to see what limitations are expiring.
  • TSBP is moving compliance inspections to virtual platforms. Learn more here. You can also find this information on the Emergency Adoptions & Procedures page.
  • TSBP has issued COVID-19 testing guidance for pharmacists and pharmacies on this page.


LICENSEES & APPLICANTS

PHARMACY PRACTICE RESOURCES

bullet point img

LICENSEE & REGISTRANT INFORMATION

Visit this page for details on renewing your license or registration with TSBP, as there may be certain temporary changes to processes during this time.
>>Learn More
bullet point img

TSBP RESOURCES & GUIDANCE

TSBP has compiled resources and guidance that can help guide pharmacy professionals through COVID-19-related issues and concerns.
>>Learn More

bullet point img

EXAM APPLICANT INFORMATION

For questions about exams (NAPLEX, MPJE, PTCE, ExCPT) and applications for pharmacist licensure or pharmacy technician registration, visit this page for links and resources.
>>Learn More
bullet point img

GENERAL RESOURCES

Explore general resources for consumers and pharmacy professionals, including links to Texas DSHS, CDC, WHO, DEA, pharmacy association resources, and more.
>>Learn More

bullet point img

EMERGENCY APPLICATIONS

If you would like to apply for an emergency pharmacist license or pharmacy technician registration, visit this page for details. This type of application is only for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that hold an active license or registration in another state.
>>Learn More
bullet point img

TEMPORARY RULE SUSPENSIONS

The Office of the Governor has suspended several rule requirements for pharmacy professionals, which you can find here.
>>Learn More

    bullet point img

EMERGENCY ADOPTIONS & PROCEDURES

Find emergency rule adoptions and procedures related to COVID-19 here, including pertinent pharmacy-related information from TMB, CMS, and DEA.
>>Learn More


Information Last Updated: November 9, 2020