Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Implementation of legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Action 5604
General Information
Action Summary Regulations set out listing of drugs and devices that may be initiated by a pharmacist for a patient over the age of 18, as well as the requirements to follow a protocol, notify a primary care provider, maintain patient records, and protect patient privacy.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [006488]
Associated Mandates Pharmacists initiating treatment
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9074 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
9242 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/04/2022.
9665 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/21/2022.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.