A Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Independent Pharmacies


As of March 26, 2020, the US became the leading country for active cases of COVID-19. Preparation and prevention are more important now than ever, and pharmacies play a crucial role in offering healthcare support.

This guide offers a look at the background of the novel coronavirus and explores how independent pharmacies can respond during this time. 

It also includes:

  • Latest health recommendations for identifying and slowing the spread of COVID-19
  • Tips and procedures for passive and active screening
  • Best practices for COVID-19 testing 
  • Services that local pharmacies can offer
  • How pharmacies can best protect their staff so they can continue to offer patient care