Waived and Suspended Licensure Regulations

The Pennsylvania Department of State offers a consolidated list of licensure regulations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes all pandemic actions taken by the state’s licensure boards and includes:

  • Buprenorphine Treatment. Suspension of the initial medical history and physical examination requirement for Buprenorphine treatment extended for the duration of the disaster declaration
  • CE Credits for Poll Work. Nursing Home Administrators, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists can earn up to 2 hours of CE for serving as poll workers for the election

For a complete list of the licensure board actions during the pandemic, click here.