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*NEW* HHS PREP ACT Amendment Extends Influenza Vaccination Authority

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Pause Administration of Janssen/Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Effective Immediately

Pause Administration of Janssen/Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Effective Immediately  CDC and FDA released the following joint statement this morning. Please scroll down for state-specific instructions from the Tennessee Department of … read more


NEW Information: TennCare COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Reimbursement

TennCare has released a new provider notice regarding COVID-19 vaccine pharmacy claims. This notice contains two important updates. One includes the addition of Johnson & Johnson vaccines and the single … read more


TennCare Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration and Reimbursement

A new TennCare notice provides details about the COVID-19 vaccines that are now eligible for pharmacy administration reimbursement. The cost for the vaccine itself will be covered by the federal government via … read more


CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Practice-Based Resource Page

COVID-19 Resources for Pharmacists and Other Health Care Professionals COVID-19 Resources for Patients EXECUTIVE ORDERS Since March 12, 2020, Governor Bill Lee has issued a number of Executive Orders in … read more


HHS PREP ACT Declarations and COVID-19 Flexibilities

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Preparing for Tennessee’s Pharmacy-Based COVID-19 Vaccine Response

Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA) has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) to serve as the pharmacy profession’s point of contact for information related to the state’s pharmacy-based COVID-19 … read more


Big News! HHS Authorizes Pharmacists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

In the latest move to expand patient access to pharmacist-provided vaccines, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that it has authorized state-licensed pharmacists to order and administer, … read more


Big News! HHS Authorizes Pharmacists to Immunize Children

In a major policy decision, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that it has authorized state-licensed pharmacists (and pharmacy interns acting under their supervision) to order and … read more


Governor Lee Extends Executive Order Provisions to Combat COVID-19

Governor Bill Lee Issues Executive Order #50 to Extend Provisions in Previous Executive Orders in Response to COVID-19 Today, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order #50, extending several important provisions of Executive Order … read more