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How are pharmacy technicians affected during COVID-19?

In light of COVID-19, most pharmacies across the States have become testing sites where they are able to administer COVID-19 tests to customers. With these adjustments to pharmacy operations, pharmacy technicians will have increased responsibilities for delivering patient care by assisting the pharmacist with COVID-19 pre-screening and paperwork.

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Can pharmacy technicians study online?

Yes, there are online training programs available where the curriculum covers the necessary skills required to work as a pharmacy technician. Students should ensure that the school or program is accredited.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a pharmacy technician?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a pharmacy technician, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.

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