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Details for Regulation Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Pharmacists, Pharmacies and Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors [R5-19.1-PHAR](5886)


Health, Department of

Cannon Building

Regulation Authority

§5-19.1-5 of the Rhode Island General Laws, as amended

Purpose and Reason

Addition of new §21.10. See Brief Statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril for additional details

The Department’s contingency plans for pandemic flu response have been recently modified to utilize practitioners at community-based health centers for dispensing antivirals and other pharmaceuticals to the public, a practice not specifically authorized under the current regulations. Immediate filing will protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by ensuring that a sufficient number of geographically separate locations are available to ensure prompt and efficient dispensing of antivirals and other pharmaceuticals (on a state-wide basis) as part of the Department’s response to pandemic flu or a similar emergency situation

Type of Filing

Emergency Amendment


Effective from 11/19/2009 to 02/17/2010

was Expired on 02/17/2010

Renews 5763

Notice and Hearing Dates

Notice Date: Notice Not Required

Hearing Date: Hearing Not Required


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