Emergency Registration and Licensure

Resources for Pharmacy Professionals

NBCP Guidance 
- NBCP Guidance: COVID-19 & Return of medication to inventory for use (May 29)
- NBCP Guidance: COVID-19 & Therapeutic substitution in times of medication shortages (May 29)
- NBCP Guidance: COVID-19 & Provision of pharmacy services to long term care facilities (April 15)
- NBCP Guidance: COVID-19 & Provision of methadone and other substances (March 20)
- NBCP Guidance: COVID-19 & Administration of injections (Updated May 28) 
- NBCP Guidance: Dispensing appropriately (antimalarials, etc.) (March 23)
- COVID-19 Message from the Registrar: If staff get sick & business continuity (Updated April 2) 
- NBCP & NBPA Message:  If staff get sick (April 1)
- NB College of Pharmacists Directive: 30-day Supply of Medication (Revoked by Mandatory Order of the Government of New Brunswick - April 23)
- NBCP Office Operations - (April 4)

NB Department of Health Guidance
- Bulletins for Health Professionals
- Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Community Pharmacies (March 31)
- NB Drug Plans Special Bulletins ( NB Drug Plan website)
- COVID-19 testing symptomatic Health Care workers and staff  (1-833-475-0724)
- A Pharmacist’s Guide to Pandemic Preparedness ( Ontario Pharmacists Association)
- Psychosocial Support for Health Professionals ( British Columbia)
- Guidelines for protecting the front line (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
- NBPA:  Suggested resources for pharmacies - physical distancing and supply vendors (March 27)
- NBPA COVID-19 web page 
- NBPA news page 


- Do not enter pharmacy if exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19

Health Canada
- Exemptions for prescriptions of controlled substances under the Controlled Drugs and
Substances Act (CDSA) and its Regulations.
- Requirements for Chain of Signatures in Light of COVID- 19
- No scientific evidence that ibuprofen worsens COVID-19 symptoms
- Health Canada Application and Notification Form for Exceptional Release of
Disinfectant and Sanitizing Products