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California Governor signs Executive Order to issue waivers permitting pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to conduct CLIA-waived COVID-19 tests

Posted by Jessica Langley on August 2020

0Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order to help increase the availability of CLIA-waived COVID-19 testing and address a variety of issues in response to the pandemic.

The order allows the California Department of Consumer Affairs, in consultation with the California Department of Public Health, to issue waivers permitting pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to conduct CLIA-waived COVID-19 tests, which detect the presence of the virus. For additional information regarding this announcement, click here.

 

 

Topics: pharmacy technician, Allied Advocacy

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