Pharmacist Advocacy Groups Call for New Action to Enhance COVID-19 Patient Care

Pharmacy organizations representing the interests of all pharmacists in the United States have released a joint set of policy recommendations critical to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.   The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put an enormous strain on our nation’s healthcare system and the supply of qualified healthcare providers is increasingly limited. With 90% of Americans living within 5 miles of a community pharmacy, pharmacists are positioned to […]

COVID-19 Resources

In today’s information-centric world, the news about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading faster than we can keep up. VPhA is closely monitoring developments and sharing important alerts as they become available. As COVID-19 continues to impact communities nationwide, it is important that we all take #StepsforHealth to protect ourselves and the communities in which we work, […]

Call For Nominations: The Harvey B. Morgan Award for Advancing Health Policy

The Harvey B. Morgan Institute and the Virginia Pharmacist Association Research & Education Foundation are seeking nominations for the 2020 recipient of The Harvey B. Morgan Award for Advancing Health Policy.  This competitive award, consists of a check for $1,000, a plaque and a stipend for registration and accommodations for up to $300 to be […]

Miss America to Join VPhA and VSHP for 2020 Legislative Day!

Miss America 2020, Camille Schrier, will be joining us this Wednesday, January 22, 2020 downtown at Legislative Day! We’re so excited to have Camille with us as we meet with Legislators!   Read More

VPhA Writes Comments on Joint Commission on Health Care Studies

The Virginia Pharmacists Association (VPhA) submitted public comments to the Joint Commission of Health Care last month following their studies on prescription delivery options and collaborative practice agreements. Please review VPhA’s comments below: PCPAs, Standing Orders and Statewide Protocols   Prescription Delivery Options   

VDH Program Supports Distribution of No-Cost Naloxone

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is pleased to share an update regarding the Virginia Department of Health’s no-cost naloxone distribution program effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020. In partnership with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), VDH will receive federal funding to support naloxone distribution efforts. This funding opportunity […]

Support the VPhA Foundation by Donating to Birdies for Charity!

Make your gift go 10% further this year – When you make your donation through the Dominion Energy Charity Classic’s Birdies for Charity program presented by TowneBank, we receive an additional 10%. Donate before October 20th.   Donate Today! Thank you for supporting the VPhA Research and Education Foundation.

New Member Benefit Available! Partnership with BetterHelp

VPhA is excited to announce a new benefit for all members from the teletherapy company BetterHelp. This new partnership supports the mission of the recently formed Academy of Workplace Well-Being. Other partners that offer this program include: the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), American Society of Composers, Authors and Performers (ASCAP) and The Berkeley Well-Being Institute. BetterHelp is […]