Press Releases


New APhA brand highlights value to members, reaffirms its place as the nation’s leading pharmacy organization

Washington, DC—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced today the launch of a new brand identity, including a modernized website, redesigned logo, and a refined message on what the organization does and the motivation behind it: to serve, prepare, and fight for pharmacists in all practice settings.

Human Rights Campaign and American Pharmacists Association Release New Guide on Trans Inclusion for Pharmacies on Trans Day of Visibility

WASHINGTON -- Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) released a new guide for pharmacies on transgender and gender-diverse inclusion, “Providing Inclusive Care and Services for the Transgender and Gender Diverse Community: A Pharmacy Resource Guide.” The guide, released on International Transgender Day of Visibility, serves as an educational tool and a resource to pharmacists and pharmacy staff on how to be inclusive to transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse patients.

White House’s expansion of pharmacy vax program brings COVID-19 goals closer to reality

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today cheered the White House’s move to fully activate the pharmacies in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, which is a piece of the national COVID-19 vaccination strategy. By April 19, Americans will have access to the COVID-19 vaccine in 40,000 local pharmacies within the program.

American Pharmacists Association Collaborates with CDC to Build the Public’s Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced today that it has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support the CDC’s efforts to build the American public’s confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines. 

APhA Congratulates New HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra

Statement from Scott J. Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, executive vice president and CEO of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS):

“On behalf of our nation’s pharmacists, APhA congratulates new HHS Secretary Becerra.

Pharmacists stand ready to work with the Secretary, HHS, and the Biden administration to address the critical health care issues facing our nation.