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Virginia Approves Pharmacy Working Condition Regulations

Published on Sep 29, 2023

The Virginia Board of Pharmacy emergency regulations regarding pharmacy working conditions became effective today, September 29, 2023. All are strongly encouraged to read these important regulations addressing work environment requirements for pharmacy personnel that protect the health, safety, and welfare of patients. The regulations were adopted pursuant to HB 1324 introduced by Delegate Keith Hodges and passed by the 2022 General Assembly. The emergency regulations remain in effect until March 28, 2025. A public comment period will open on October 23, 2023, and remain open through November 22, 2023. 

Additional information regarding the status of the emergency regulations and public comment period may be found on Virginia Regulatory Town Hall. The Staffing Requests or Concerns Form referenced in the regulations will remain accessible on the Board’s website under Forms and Applications. Please review the requirements related to use of the form in the emergency regulations and listed at the top of the form.

Questions may be directed to or (804) 367-4456.

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Virginia Board of Pharmacy
Caroline D. Juran, Executive Director
R. Dale St. Clair, Jr., Chairman