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Prescription Monitoring Program

Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463

Telephone: 804-367-4514 or 804-367-4409
Fax number: 804-527-4470

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:15 to 5:00
except Holidays

Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program

New Information

Governor McAuliffe announces new grant to help integrate PMP data into practitioner work flows

The grant, from PurduePharma, will allow Virginia’s PMP to connect with electronic health records used by Virginia doctors and pharmacies.

Read the Governor’s news release.

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Learn more about PMP's NarxCare.

Virginia’s First Healthcare System Opts into Appriss Health’s NarxCare Platform

In the fight against prescription drug abuse and opioid addiction, prescribers at Tidewater’s Bayview Physicians Group and their patients are among the first beneficiaries of NarxCare by Appriss Health offered by Virginia’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).
Read the full press release.

Download the Virginia Data Submission Dispenser Guide for more details about the current submission requirements effective beginning July 1, 2017.


VIRGINIA PMP Technology Upgrade Information

Important Changes

  • Your existing Virginia PMP account has automatically been transferred into the new software system.
  • The old website,, is no longer available.
  • Your new username will be the email address where you received this notice.

How to Access the Virginia PMP:

  • Navigate to:
  • Click the ‘Reset Password’ button on the homepage.
    • Instructions will be emailed to you for resetting your password. 
    • If the email does not appear in your inbox, please check the spam folder.
  • Once you have reset your password, you will be logged into the system.

Users may want to review the User Support Manual for in depth details.

For Technical Assistance: Contact Appriss at 1-855-4VA-4PMP (1-855-482-4767) Or submit a support request at:

Should you have any questions regarding this transition, you may contact the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program at (804) 367-4514 or (804) 367-4409 or by email at

Opioid Addiction Crisis Declared a Public Health Emergency in Virginia

On November 21, 2016 Governor McAuliffe issued a News Release stating that State Health Commissioner Marissa Levine has declared Virginia’s opioid abuse crisis a Public Health Emergency in the Commonwealth.

Visit the Virginia Department of Health for more information.
Download Commissioner Levine’s message to healthcare practitioners on dispensing Naloxone. offers resources for combating RX drug and heroin abuse

vaaware.comPrescription drug and heroin abuse throughout the Commonwealth has reached epidemic proportions, with annual drug overdose deaths outnumbering deaths caused by car accidents.

In response to this crisis of addiction, Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Task Force on Rx Drug and Heroin Abuse in Virginia recommended that state agencies create a comprehensive website. Here is, an online resource developed as an informational tool for all citizens of Virginia.

The site features specific pages for parents, educators, licensed practitioners, law enforcement officers and drug dependents, and offers best practices for recognizing, preventing, diagnosing, treating, and recovering from opioid/heroin abuse.

FDA News Release

The FDA announced on August 31, 2016 that strong warnings are issued against the concurrent use of prescription opioid analgesics and cough medicines along with benzodiazepines. Serious risks and death have been associated with this combination.  For more information please read the annoucement

CDC releases new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain