Pharmacists: Contact Congress! We can provide tremendous services during the pandemic.

Pharmacists need to act ASAP! Given the urgency to act, I have opted to describe most of the details in a short video. All referenced links will be provided below. Please pardon the skeletal structure of this article—I am typing quickly to get the word out!

Here is the most important link:

Advocate for the pharmacy profession by completing this ^^ ASAP! Legislators will be voting this week so I would recommend completing it before Monday (3/23) if possible.


Link to the original “Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act”

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s109/text


Link to the Public Health Service Act

https://legcounsel.house.gov/Comps/PHSA-merged.pdf

Check this out ^^ if you want to read more about definitions referenced in Sect. 2(b) of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.


Link to APhA’s (and other groups) complete call to Congress

https://www.pharmacist.com/sites/default/files/files/APHA%20Meeting%20Update/PHARMACISTS_COVID19-Final-3-20-20.pdf

Stay healthy!

Anthony 

Thank you for reading! Comments and feedback are always welcome. Nothing in this article or on this website serves as legal advice or a legal service. I am a law student, not a practicing attorney.

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