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It has come to our attention that scammers have begun spoofing the telephone number of the Board of Pharmacy (404) 651-8000. The caller claims to be associated with the Board or Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency and tells the Pharmacist that his/her license has been revoked or that he/she is under investigation due to a complaint and may not speak to any third party. If you receive a call and are unsure, please call (404) 651-8000 to verify and report the matter.
Information on Caller ID Spoofing can be found here:
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19 on the State of Georgia, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy hereby acknowledges and supports the vaccination guidelines established by the PREP Act Declarations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the State of Georgia Executive Order 12.08.20.01 signed by Governor Kemp.
HHS has established specific requirements that each licensee or registrant must meet before they may participate in the administration process of (1) vaccines that the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends to persons ages three through 18 according to ACIP's standard immunization schedule or (2) FDA-authorized or FDA-licensed COVID-19 vaccines to persons ages three or older. These requirements include, but are not limited to, current CPR certification, ACPE approved practical training, and continuing education requirements.
The Board advises all licensees and registrants who choose to participate in this vaccination process to carefully read and comply with all guidance provided by HHS and Georgia Executive Orders.
Notice Regarding Renew Online
In response to the current state of emergency as declared by the Governor, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy has adopted an emergency rule temporarily waiving the practical examination from the licensing requirements.