Returning to practice to support pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Page updated: March 31, 2021

The Ontario College of Pharmacists recognizes the important role of pharmacy professionals during this unprecedented public health emergency and is working to support the profession’s ability to respond to the increased patient care demands associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency assignment (EA) registration enables some pharmacists who currently do not provide patient care and some resigned pharmacy professionals to quickly and efficiently return to practice during the pandemic.

If you are interested in returning to practice to support pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic, your options depend on your current status with the College and are outlined below.