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Upcoming VDH/VPhA Webinars on Vaccine Deployment Plan

Join us for an informal webinar featuring the Virginia Department of Health Division of Pharmacy Services to review the Virginia Vaccine Deployment Plan and pharmacists role in Phase 1A. This webinar is a follow-up to the VDH Pharmacy Partnership survey and will provide next steps in collaboration of your pharmacy/pharmacy team to administer COVID-19 vaccine […]

Pharmacy Groups React to Supreme Court Ruling on State Regulation of Controversial PBMs

Landmark Decision Validates Years-Long Fight to Rein in Abusive Power of PBMs ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its landmark ruling in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), determining whether community pharmacies are protected from abusive payment practices. The unanimous (8 to 0) decision ruled in favor of the […]

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 next year’s 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 […]

VPhA Signs On to Promote Fighting Virginia Flu

Joint Statement Urging Virginians to Get Influenza Vaccinations to Protect Themselves when Flu Season Arrives as the COVID-19 Pandemic Remains a Public Health Threat As Virginia prepares for the coming flu season, hospitals and health care providers and organizations representing state and local government, businesses, educators, and many other stakeholders and communities of interest in […]

HHS Expands Access to Childhood Vaccines during COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a third amendment to the Declaration under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) to increase access to lifesaving childhood vaccines and decrease the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks as children across the United States return to daycare, preschool and school. “Today’s action […]

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, […]