Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Mandate 1286

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Pharmacists initiating treatment - 2022 legislation
Purpose of legislation
To permit pharmacists to initiate treatment for, dispense, and administer vaccines to individuals 3 years and older pursuant to the Immunization Schedule published by the CDC, tests for COVID-19 and other coronaviruses, and nicotine replacement and other tobacco cessation therapies.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 791 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
18 vac 110 - 21 : Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6070: 2022 Pharmacists initiating treatment
Latest Stage: Proposed
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 4/7/2023
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