National Association of County and City Health Officials. (2014). Local Health Department and Pharmacy Partnerships for Enhancing Medication Dispensing During Emergencies: Statement of Policy.
This document offers eight recommendations for local health departments on collaborating with pharmacy partners for public health emergency preparedness and response. It discusses how strong relationships between local health departments and pharmacy partners can increase the safe, fast, effective, and equitable distribution of medical countermeasures during a public health emergency, and are crucial to effective public health emergency response.