Pharmacy and Public Health Collaboration

Pandemic Planning Resource Center
Pandemic Planning


A resource compiled by the American Pharmacists Association in collaboration with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, and CDC to support collaboration between the pharmacy profession and public health in pandemic influenza and other public health event planning and response.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Pharmacies and Public Health

MOU Template

Report from March 2016 Workshop hosted by APhA

Report from June 2016 Meeting hosted by NACDS

Practice Tools and Resources for Pharmacists

Instructional Letter to State Pharmacy Associations, State and Territorial Health Officials, and Pharmacy Providers

Integrating pharmacies into public health program planning for pandemic influenza vaccine response (Access full text through Elsevier)

Practice Tools and Resources for Public Health and Pharmacy Collaborations

ASTHO Toolkit for Public Health

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Toolkit for Collaborations Between Public Health and Pharmacies in Preparation for an Influenza Pandemic

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This toolkit, focused on state health departments, contains best practices and lessons learned by states to successfully implement a draft template MOU. This MOU formalizes responsibilities between state-level public health programs and pharmacies in pandemic vaccination planning and response.

Miscellaneous Information

This is a partnership of: ASTHO, NACDS, APhA, and NASPA.

Funding for this webpage was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The view expressed in the resources provided do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

CDC Cooperative Agreement: 1H23IP000984-01

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