APhA News and Other Media on Coronavirus

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Media Mentions

  • Fox Business video clip (5:15): APhA President Michael Hogue explained why the American people need pharmacist provider status to expand COVID-19 testing and vaccination on “After the Bell” on Fox Business yesterday: “It’s time for Congress to act.” (July 31, 2020
  • WTOP Radio Station (Washington, DC): Public Service Announcement (runs for the duration of the pandemic, starting April 24, 2020)
  • Pharmacy Times: "COVID-19 Testing Opportunities Coming to Community Pharmacists Across United States" (April 17, 2020)
  • Teen Vogue: "Ayanna Pressley Experienced the Inhaler Shortage Firsthand as the Devices Are Used to Treat COVID-19" (April 17, 2020)
  • ProPublica: "Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working." (April 9, 2020)
  • Tucson Sentinel (Arizona): "Rx for a feud: Ducey CV-19 treatment order splits health officials" (April 8, 2020)
  • The New York Times: "Trump again promotes use of hydroxychloroquine." (April 6, 2020)
  • The River Reporter (New York): "Stockpiling Medication" (April 1, 2020)
  • The Intercept: "To Develop a COVID-19 Vaccine, Pharma and the Federal Government Will Have to Break Old Patterns" (March 27, 2020)
  • ABC 11 (North Carolina): "Critical inhaler medication shortage looms as coronavirus cases soar" (March 24, 2020)
  • CBS (KMAX-TV/Good Day Sacramento): "At-Home Self Care" (March 22, 2020)
  • EverydayHealth.com: "Coronavirus and Prescription Medications: Should You Stock Up?" (March 18, 2020)

APhA and Joint News Releases

  • In Open Letter to the American Public, APhA Trustees Declare: 'Simple Actions Save Lives' (July 30, 2020)
  • APhA Expresses Disappointment Over Absence of Temporary Provider Status Language in HEALS Act (July 28, 2020)
  • APhA Urges Congress to Authorize Pharmacists’ COVID Testing and Immunization Services under Medicare in Next Pandemic Bill (July 24, 2020)
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Call for Continued WHO Global Support and Cooperation in the Fight Against COVID-19 (July 8, 2020)
  • UPDATED: AMA, APhA, ASHP issue joint statement about COVID-19 medications (April 17, 2020)
  • APhA Applauds New Opportunity for Pharmacists to Work as ‘Providers’ in Ohio (April 14, 2020)
  • APhA Warns Pharmacists and Patients About COVID-19 Test and Product Scams (April 6, 2020)
  • APhA Creates COVID-19 Training Programs and Resources for Pharmacists (March 31, 2020)
  • Pharmacist Advocacy Groups Call for New Action to Enhance COVID-19 Patient Care (March 20, 2020)
  • APhA Guidance for Patients and Caregivers About Medication Supply During the Coronavirus Pandemic (March 19, 2020)
  • APhA Issues Statement on Protections for Healthcare Providers During Coronavirus Pandemic (March 17, 2020)
  • APhA Urges Insurers, PBMs to Immediately Remove Barriers on Prescription Drug Refills for Coronavirus Preparedness (March 13, 2020)
  • APhA Issues Preparedness and Prevention Guidance During Coronavirus Pandemic (March 6, 2020)