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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Department of Health

New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health or directly through insurers. Health care workers can text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 to access 24/7 emotional support services. Any New Yorker can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health

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Latest News Department of Health

(5 days ago) 1554 results found. Press Releases. Update on State's Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic. 7/5/2021: Governor Cuomo updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combating COVID-19. Learn more. about Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on …

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Find a Test Site Near You Department of Health

(7 days ago) Testing for COVID-19 is widely available throughout New York State. Individuals who have questions about COVID-19 testing should call the New York State COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 or visit the NYSDOH website.. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please call the testing site or your health care provider before you go for testing.

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COVID-19 Travel Advisory Department of Health

(8 days ago) As of June 25, 2021, the New York State Travel Advisory is no longer in effect. As such, travelers arriving in New York are no longer required to submit traveler health forms. All travelers, domestic and international, should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.

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NYSDOH COVID-19 Healthcare Provider

(7 days ago) For questions about this document please contact [email protected]health.ny.gov Purpose: The purpose of this publication is to provide healthcare providers in New York State with a consolidated reference document of guidance released by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) related to the COVID-19 pandemic response.

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DATE: July 8, 2021 TO: FROM: Activities and Construction

(3 days ago) At the time this Health Advisory is issued, CDC recommendations allow for residents to have close contact and not wear masks if all residents participating in the activity are fully vaccinated. Likewise, under current CDC recommendations, fully vaccinated residents can participate in communal dining without social distancing or masks.

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An Update for NYS Healthcare Providers on COVID-19

(1 days ago) • Advised to seek care with their health care provider • Telemedicine, including telephonic visits, when appropriate • Testing • Isolate, and exclude from school, until test results are back • Call Local Health Department immediately with any positive students • School survey and dashboard: https://schoolcovidreportcard.health.ny.gov/

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Health Advisory: Revised Adult Care Facility Visitation

(1 days ago) the local health department. a. An outbreak is hereby defined as any new onset ACF resident or staff infection. b. Please be advised that the New York State of Health Department reserves the right to verify such accuracy of reporting as part of its routine surveillance activi ties. 5.

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NEW YORK STATE TRAVELER HEALTH FORM rev. 11/4/20

(9 days ago) NEW YORK STATE TRAVELER HEALTH FORM rev. 11/4/20 (One form per adult required. Children or other dependents traveling with you can be included with one adult.) In response to increased rates of COVID-19 transmission in the United States and other countries, and to protect New York State’s (NYS)

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COVID-19 Infection Control Guidance

(9 days ago)Health advisory sent to Nursing Homes and Adult Care Facilities • March 16, 2020: • Conditions for healthcare providers to work after exposures if facility operations are impacted by furlough • Key guidance documents can be located at . guidance documents inurl:coronavirus.health.ny.gov

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UPDATE to Interim Health Advisory: Revised Protocols for

(5 days ago) Health’s (Department) Surge and Flex Operations Center at 917-909-2676 anytime there is concern about healthcare personnel (HCP) staffing, patient care capacity, or other triage concerns. The Surge and Flex Operations Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Background

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UPDATE to HEALTH ADVISORY: QUARANTINE FOR …

(5 days ago) TO: Local Health Departments (LHDs) and other affected entities . FROM: New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) UPDATE to HEALTH ADVISORY: QUARANTINE FOR COMMUNITY PERSONS EXPOSED TO COVID-19 . Summary • This document supersedes the April 1, 2021 guidance on quarantine for community persons exposed to COVID-19.

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DATE: May 3, 2021 TO: FROM: Adult

(6 days ago) Department of Health staff stand ready to review the day program’s Reopening Safety Planand will acknowledge acceptance via email once all criteria above are met. Information for related to COVID- 19 for long term care facilities is available on the Department of Health public website at

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Protecting the Public Health of All New Yorkers

(4 days ago) Health care providers and people who research infections are still learning about the virus that causes COVID-19, including how easily it spreads and affects different at-risk populations. Currently, the virus is thought to be spread from an infected person to others by respiratory droplets when a person coughs or sneezes and is in close

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Practices and Diagnostic and

(8 days ago) The Commissioner of Health may require pre-procedure COVID -19 testing for all asymptomatic patients irrespective of vaccination or COVID-19 recovery, if public health metrics warrant. Test results must be received and reviewed before conducting the elective surgery or procedure.

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An Update for NYS Healthcare Providers on COVID-19

(8 days ago) Association of Public Health LaboratoriesGuidance on Antigen Testing • July 6, 2020 • APHL Considerations for Implementation of SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Testing • Rapid antigen tests – PROS • Relatively inexpensive • Short turnaround time • Point-of-care use (such as doctors’ offices) • Reported high specificity – CONS • Significantly lower sensitivity than most molecular

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Information for Health Care Professionals about the

(9 days ago) responsible health care provider at the POD or clinic to further assess their answer to that question. (E.g., the person might not have understood the question and the health

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Updated Interim Guidance for

(7 days ago) Unvaccinated health care personnel. who have . not recovered from COVID-19 in the past 3 months. and who work in . nursing homes, enhanced assisted living residences (EALRs) or assisted living programs (ALPs) must furlough for 14 days after arrival in New York, consistent with CDC recommendations to avoid

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Update: Home and Community-Based

(3 days ago) health. Children under the age of two are not required to wear a face covering. Staff should work with their agency to obtain PPE. If agencies have questions about PPE, they should contact the local health department. • Hand Hygiene: Home care …

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Health Advisory: Revised Skilled Nursing Facility

(1 days ago) • For situations where there is a roommate and the health status of the resident prevents leaving the room, facilities should attempt to enable in-room visitation while adhering to the core principles of COVID-19 infection prevention. • If the resident is fully vaccinated, they can choose to have close contact (including touch)

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Updated Guidance for Resumption of

(Just Now) health care worker exposure protocols to be followed. Hospitals do not have to perform the test; it is allowable to accept a third-party test, provided it is a viral molecular assay as described above and is performed by a laboratory with any required permits and approvals.

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Interim Guidance for School-Based Health Centers Regarding

(Just Now) Based Health Centers (SBHCs) on the provision of services during the COVID-19 public health emergency in New York State. This revised guidance is intended to further support program staff during ongoing service provision at open SBHCs, clarify …

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Food Pantries Department of Health

(7 days ago) County. Food Bank Locator Link; Albany: https://regionalfoodbank.net/find-nearest-agency/ Allegany: https://211lifeline.org/food.shtml: Bronx: https://www.foodbanknyc

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An Update for NYS Healthcare Providers on COVID-19

(3 days ago) Health and Human Services (HHS) will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA Rules against covered health care providers in connection with the good faith provision of telehealth during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency. • A covered health care provider that wants to use audio or video

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DATE: July 2, 2020 TO: FROM: New

(Just Now) TO: Health Care Providers, Health Care Facilities, and Local Health Departments FROM: New York State Department of Health Background: Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) continues to monitor the situation and work to expand COVID-19 diagnostic and serologic testing for New Yorkers.

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NYSDOH COVID-19 Healthcare Provider

(7 days ago) Health-Care Facilities and their Office Site 07/22/20 Updated Guidance for Resumption of Non-Essential Elective Surgeries and Non-Urgent Procedures in Hospitals, ASC, OBS Practices and DTC 06/14/20 Ensuring Access to Health Care Services During COVID-19 05/19/20 NYSDOH Guidance for Medicaid Providers 04/20/20

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Settings to Return to Work

(3 days ago) 2020 for return to work for HCP s, whether direct health care providers or other staff who have been exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 and are asymptomatic. Thepurpose of this update is to provide clarification on the next steps for health care entities with current or imminent staffing shortages that threaten essential patient services.

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Pre-K to Gr 12 COVID-19 Toolkit

(6 days ago) the health care provider and per laboratory specifications. At times, a negative antigen test will need to be followed up with a confirmatory molecular test. Serology (antibody testing) cannot be used to rule in or out acute COVID-19.

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Healthcare Provider COVID-19 Weekly

(Just Now) INFORM the NYC Health Department of any persons who meet PUI criteria for COVID-19 testing. February 20, 2020 11 In New York City: Notify the NYC DOHMH provider access line 1-866-NYC-DOH1 or 1-866-692-3641 works 24 hours/day x 7 days/week In New York State: Notify your County Health Department

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Donate Blood Department of Health

(6 days ago) Donate Lifesaving Blood. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been severe blood shortages in New York and throughout the country over concerns it might not be safe to go to blood donation centers. Giving blood is safe. Blood donation centers have implemented precautions to minimize density and ensure the safety of donors and staff

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Health Advisory: COVID-19 Updated Guidance for Hospital

(Just Now) critical to avoid negative health outcomes unrelated to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Given the risk of COVID-19 in healthcare settings, healthcare providers should thoroughly discuss the potential risks and benefits of a support person’s presence at the bedside with both the patient (if 18 years of age or older) and the support person.

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COVID Alert NY Privacy Department of Health

(3 days ago) COVID Alert NY is a voluntary, anonymous, exposure-notification smartphone app designed to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.. The app identifies when people are close to another app-enabled smartphone using Bluetooth technology. The app alerts you if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for

(2 days ago) For health care providers located in NYS outside of NYC, take the following steps for new users in NYSIIS - see the Checklist to Go Live with NYSIIS: 1). NYSIIS is located on the Health Commerce System (HCS). If responsible staff do not yet have an HCS account, they must apply for one, 2). Take the NYSIIS Administrative User Training.

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An Update for NYS Healthcare Providers on COVID-19

(8 days ago) • Every local health department shall report to the state daily, any testing/diagnosis of a person who is a student, teacher, school employee or school volunteer • All schools and school districts must report daily to DOH all COVID testing and diagnosis among students, teaching staff, and any other employees or volunteers

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DATE: April 26, 2020 TO: FROM: Providers and Local Health

(Just Now) DATE: April 26, 2020 TO: Health Care Providers, Health Care Facilities, and Local Health Departments FROM: New York State Department of Health Background: Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) continues to monitor the situation and work to expand COVID-19 diagnostic and serologic

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personnel who have not been fully

(9 days ago) Health (Commissioner). Pursuant to EO 202.88, t he Department of Health (Department) subsequently issued Dear Administrator Letter (DAL) NH -21-01, dated January 7, 2021, to establish twice -weekly testing requirements for nursing home staff. This DAL further modifies the

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Guidance for Facilities, Providers, and Local Health

(9 days ago) Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237│health.ny.gov • The vaccine cannot be used for any other populations or groups other than those determined eligible via NYSDOH guidance. • Vaccine cannot be redistributed to another facility, provider or department without prior approval and consent of the NYSDOH. Facilities needing to redistribute vaccine must submit a completed

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Large Gatherings and Quarantines Department of Health

(6 days ago) Immediately self-isolate if any symptoms develop and contact the local public health authority or their health care provider to report this change in clinical status and determine if they should seek testing. Mandatory Quarantine. Person has been in close contact (6 ft.) with someone who is positive but is not displaying symptoms for COVID-19.

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Past Coronavirus Briefings Department of Health

(Just Now) Governor Cuomo Announces 40,000 Health Professionals Have Signed up to Volunteer as Part of the State's Surge Healthcare Force. Watch the Full Press Conference Read the Press Releases. March 24, 2020. Governor Cuomo Announces Distribution of Health Care Supplies to New York City, Long Island and Westchester Hospitals. Watch the Full Press

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COVID-19 Provider Update Compilation

(Just Now) Health) to provide reimbursement for services delivered via telehealth, if those services would have been covered if delivered in person. NEW GUIDANCE: Telehealth Resources (American College of Physicians) 3/27/20 4/20/20 Obstetrics/Pediatrics Pregnancy Resources Academy of Breastfeeding Statement Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19

(Just Now) addressing social, medical, mental health and economic needs. Issues that may need to be addressed include but are not limited to the following: • Provision of basic needs like food, shelter, medications and laundry. • Mental health, faith-based, and social service needs and resources to help pass the time while isolated or quarantined.

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HEALTH ADVISORY: NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID …

(6 days ago) Coronavirus of 2019 Disease (COVID-19) public health emergency, which permits unlicensed individuals, upon completion of training deemed adequate by the Commissioner of Health, to collect throat or nasopharyngeal swab specimens from individuals suspected of being infected by COVID-19, for purposes of testing.

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Interim Advisory for In-Person Special Education Services

(2 days ago) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NYSDOH, and NYSED. Guidance, adapted from NYSDOH and CDC Before Opening • Establish and maintain communication with parents/guardians and local health authorities about the scale and scope of in-person special education services and

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New York State Department of Health and Jefferson Public

(9 days ago) Once tested you should self-quarantine until the return of test results; if positive, you will immediately be contacted by your local department of health for further instruction and follow-up. State and County DOH have arranged for testing to be held at the Clayton Firehouse, 855 Graves St, Clayton, NY 13624 on Friday, July 17 from 11 am to 3 pm .

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Interim Cleaning and Disinfection

(8 days ago) Health Office • • • Clean and disinfect health cots regularly (after each student use) Cover treatment tables and use pillow protectors Discard or launder coverings after each use Lunchrooms • Clean and disinfect lunch tables regularly (at least once daily) Athletic Rooms

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Health Advisory: Authorization of Licensed Pharmacists to

(Just Now) Health Law, to test patients suspected of a COVID-19 infection or its antibodies, provided that such test is FDA-approved and waived for use in a limited service laboratory. Overview of Requirements for Pharmacist Ordered COVID-19 Test • New York State licensed pharmacists may order a COVID-19 test when:

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New York State Department of Health Guidance to Early

(8 days ago) Health Department (LHD). This guidance is intended to address inquiries that the New York State Department of Health (Department) has received related to resuming in-person EI Program services in New York, as the State progresses through the phases of NY Forward. The four phases of NY Forward refers to the reopening of non-essential businesses and

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HEALTH ADVISORY: DISCONTINUATION OF HOME …

(7 days ago) HEALTH ADVISORY: DISCONTINUATION OF HOME ISOLATION FOR PERSONS WITH COVID-19 WHO ARE NOT IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES OR CONGREGATE SETTINGS July 23, 2021 . 2 hospitalized or reside in nursing homes, adult care facilities, or other congregate settings with …

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