Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Information

NCPA has been monitoring the information and guidance provided by the CDC and other government agencies, and is advocating on behalf of independent community pharmacies on the front lines. 

For background and the most up-to-date information, please visit the CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 website.

CDC Considerations for Pharmacies

As of April 4, 2020

White House: 30 Days to Slow the Spread

Pharmacists as Front-Line Responders for Covid-19 Patient Care

NCPA Pharmacy Tele-townhall - March 22, 2020 - Recording



April 8, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Opportunities for Pharmacy Testing during COVID-19
Join pharmacy owner Amina Abubaker and her RxClinic pharmacy team as they address opportunities for community pharmacy to do testing during the COVID-19 crisis. During this webinar you will gain an understanding of the different tests in the market, how to interpret results, and how to do due diligence working with potential test suppliers. Implementation and payment mechanisms for testing services will also be covered.

Webinar Recordings

How the CARES Act Can Help Improve Cash Flow and How to Act on It - April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Webinar - Addressing Personnel and Safety Issues - March 26, 2020

Information for employers about safety and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employers and Business Owners

Read letters and comments to the administration and Congress about issues concerning community pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Learn more about how community pharmacists can care for their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacy Practice

Information for combating COVID-19 in long-term care and skilled nursing facilities.

Long-term Care

Be prepared to answer questions from your patients and give them guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Information for Patients

Photos showing best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo Gallery: Combating COVID-19

Virus Tracking

Additional Resources


The guidance provided by NCPA is subject to your local, state, and federal law.  As you are aware, laws, regulations, best practices, and guidance have changed often during this crisis.  To the extent changes occur, NCPA will endeavor to continue to update to reflect the most current guidance.  Nonetheless, the information provided by NCPA on is for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney-client relationship.  To the extent a member has additional concerns, NCPA recommends that the member seek additional legal counsel to obtain more specific guidance to any questions that may arise.