COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Governor Edwards issued Proclamation No. 25 JBE 2020: Public Health Emergency - COVID-19 on March 11, 2020; it shall remain in effect through April 9, 2020 unless terminated sooner. We have established this page to facilitate communication of important information with our licensees and other interested parties.
03-23-2020 - 33 JBE 2020: Additional Measures for COVID-19 - Stay at Home
03-19-2020 - 32 JBE 2020: Additional Measures for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-17-2020 - 30 JBE 2020: Additional Measures for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-13-2020 - 29 JBE 2020: Additional Measures for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-13-2020 - 27 JBE 2020: Additional Measures for COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-11-2020 - 25 JBE 2020: Public Health Emergency - COVID-19
Questions Already Answered 03-28-2020
Board Guidance Documents
03-28-2020 - NABP Passport - A Temporary Permission to Practice Pharmacy During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-26-2020 - Guidance Document: Verbal Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Listed in Schedule II
03-26-2020 - Guidance Document: Flexible Staffing Ratios During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03-25-2020 - Guidance Document: Limitation on Dispensing Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine During COVID-19
03-23-2020 - Emergency Rule Rescinded
03-22-2020 - Guidance Document: Pharmacy-to-Pharmacy Transfers of Drug Stock
03-22-2020 - Emergency Rule: Limitation on Dispensing Chloroquine & Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19
03-21-2020 - Guidance Document: Remote Processing by Pharmacy Personnel
03-18-2020 - Guidance Document: Prescription Dispensing, Compounding of Sterile Preparations, Remote Access to Medical Orders, Board Operations.
03-17-2020 - Guidance Document: Hospital Pharmacies
03-17-2020 - Guidance Document: Marijuana Pharmacies
03-17-2020 - Guidance Document: Immunizers
03-14-2020 - FDA Guidance Document for Pharmacies Compounding Hand Sanitizer Products for OTC Sale
The Louisiana Office of Public Health has established a dedicated webpage to the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes the current tally for cases in the state, by parish of residence, and it is updated twice daily.
The federal Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has established a dedicated webpage for Information for Health Professionls; it contains guidance on a wide range of topics to assist you.
The federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has posted a webpage with information relative to COVID-19 including guidance for healthcare providers on managing shortages of surgical masks and gowns.
The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) has posted a webpage with information for workers and employers preparing workplaces for COVID-19.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has posted a webpage with information for the public including basic protective measures.