California Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on October 9 due to multiple fires in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba Counties. Photo: Getty Images
California Governor Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency due to multiple fires in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba Counties. The California State Board of Pharmacy reminds pharmacists and pharmacies about pharmacy law provisions that can be of assistance in caring for patients displaced by the emergency relocations.
Requirements for furnishing prescription drugs, providing emergency refills without prescriber authorization and operating a mobile pharmacy in a declared emergency area are specified in California Business and Professions Code sections 4062 and 4064.
For additional information, visit the California State Board of Pharmacy, or call (916) 574-7900.