Resource Center
What You Need to Know

IPC is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it is creating for our member stores. We have compiled this resource page for you to access pertinent information about this evolving situation. Community pharmacy has never been more important than it is now, and IPC is dedicated to supporting independent pharmacies so they can provide essential healthcare services in their local communities. Please use the links below to view information vital to your store during these trying times.

Pharmacy Information 

FDA Approves Pfizer's COVID Vaccine

The Vaccine Will be Marketed as Corminaty

Federal PREP Act Authority Preempts State Law

CDC: Federal Emergency Declarations Remain in Place

Biden Administration Works to Increase Vaccinations

CMS Announces Additional Payment for in-home Delivery

COVID-19 Vaccine Payment Allowances

CMS National Reimbursement Range

CMS Guidance on Coverage, Reimbursement

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccines

CDC Vaccination Guidelines

Fully Vaccinated Adults Can Resume Some Activities

Pfizer Vaccine Storage and Transportation

FDA Allows More Flexible Conditions

What You Need to Know

COVID-19 Vaccine Billing and Reimbursement

Vaccine Handling Toolkit

Critical Information from USP

Announcement From Biden Administration

Vaccine Supply, Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, FEMA Reimbursement

Keep Current with the COVID-19 Vaccine

CDC’s Answers to FAQs

State Priorities for Vaccination

Interactive Map from NASHP

Novavax Starts Late-Stage Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

30,000 People Volunteering for Phase III Clinical Trial

HHS Announces New Phase 3 Relief

$20 Billion in New Funding Available for Providers

Deadline For Phase 2 Distribution Funding Extended

CARES Act Funds Now Available Through Sept. 13

HHS Extends Application Deadline

Additional Funding Available for Medicaid Providers

Webinar: CARES Act PPP Forgiveness Updates

Recorded Webinar featuring Independent Rx Consulting

CARES Act PPP Forgiveness FAQ

View the FAQ from the Webinar

IPC’s Capitol Agenda

Grassroots Efforts Continue Amid Pandemic

Medicaid/CHIP Provider Relief Fund

Payment Forms and Guidance


Additional Guidance for Borrowers

Safe Harbor Extended for PPP

SBA Issues Guidance on Automatic Safe Harbor for Borrowers

DSCSA (Track and Trace) Requirements Suspended

FDA Industry Guidance During COVID-19 Emergency

Provider Relief Fund Payments

HHS Distributing $30 Billion of Relief Funds

PPP Loan Forgiveness Update

Complex Application and Tracking Process


Details on Relief Options for Small Businesses

Webinar: How the CARES Act Impacts Your Pharmacy

Recorded Webinar featuring Independent Rx Consulting

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

Small Businesses Can Receive Funds for Payroll, Rent, Utilities

Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic

IPC Recommendations for Member Pharmacies

Department of Labor Q&A

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

How the CARES Act Impacts Your Pharmacy

Gilead Pauses Access to Remdesivir

Due to Surging Demand for Experimental Coronavirus Drug

Resources for Small Businesses

Office of Advocacy Info Related to COVID-19

Hand Sanitizer – Temporary Compounding

FDA’s Policy for Temporary Compounding Hand Sanitizer

DEA Early Refill Information

Details on the DEA’s Policy During the Pandemic

SBA Disaster Assistance

Low-Interest Loans to Help Businesses Recover

COVID-19 Patient Care

Pharmacists’ Role as Front-Line Responders

National Legislation

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Senate Poised to Pass Third COVID-19 Legislative Response

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

See How the Law will Impact You

State Legislation

CMS Enacts 1135 Waivers with Pharmacy Applicability

Changes Effective Through Duration of 1135 Waiver

National Alliance of State Pharmacists Association (NASPA)

Compilation of State Actions Affecting Pharmacy

COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus Information Page

World Health Organization

Coronavirus Disease
(COVID-19) Pandemic Page

State Bills and Funding

Coronavirus Legislative Map