COVID-19 Resources

During this COVID-19 pandemic, IPA recognizes and appreciates the dedication and professionalism of our members who are selflessly serving on the front lines of this public health emergency. From all of us at IPA, thank you for all that you do.

IPA COVID-19 Progress Tracker
IPA COVID-19 Webinars

Iowa Pharmacy Workforce & Volunteers
Media Resources
COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Therapies
COVID-19 Vaccines
Government Activity
Additional Resources


IPA COVID-19 Progress Tracker
Since the early weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak, IPA has been recording its communication and advocacy efforts, as well as state and national policy updates related to COVID-19. This resource will be updated weekly and accessible to members here. Updated May 14, 2021.


IPA COVID-19 Webinars
IPA hosts free webinars to serve as open forums to address your immediate COVID-19 questions and concerns. These webinars are scheduled as needed with special guests from the Board of Pharmacy and other stakeholders to hear directly from you. Recordings from previous webinars have been made available to you.


Free CE from IDPH on Monoclonal Antibodies (Expires 2/11/2022)

Upcoming Webinars:
Connecting Over COVID-19 – TBD


Iowa Pharmacy Workforce & Volunteers
IPA is very concerned about staffing shortages in the event of widespread illness at your practice site, and we want to take care of our members.


As a pharmacist, pharmacy technician, or student pharmacist, please complete the appropriate sign-up below if you are willing to work temporarily to help another practice site in Iowa. By providing us your information, you agree to have your name, city, and phone number listed on a members-only page for help in the event of an emergency.

If you are not an IPA member, contact ipa@iarx.org for this information.


Sign-Up:

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Student Pharmacist

Temporary Positions from VA:

Veterans Affairs has posted temporary pharmacist and pharmacy technician positions to assist with emergency response. These positions may or may not be in Iowa.
Pharmacy Technician Positions
Pharmacist Positions


A message from IPA’s partner, PharmServ Staffing:
“PharmServ Staffing is actively monitoring COVID-19 to determine how we can best support you. Moving forward, until this crisis is over, we will discount our hourly rate for temporary coverage by five percent (5%). You can contact us directly at 515-334-4293 or visit us at www.PharmServstaffing.com.”
 
Other Volunteer Opportunities
  • Ready Reserve (USPHS): Part of an elite group of Commissioned Corps, providing trained and ready personnel to fill critical public health needs

Media Resources

IPA offers tips for successful interviews, media talking points, and more resources available below: If you are interested in being a local contact for media interviews, please contact Allison at ahale@iarx.org.

COVID-19 Testing


COVID-19 Therapies

Anticoagulation Protocols for COVID-19 Patients:
COVID-19 Vaccines        

Government Activity

Federal: 

State:


Additional Resources