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Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

NYC Halts PPE Distribution; Emergency Requests Will Be Filled

New York City's final delivery of PPE to nursing homes and ACFs was made the week of June 15th; the last distribution for home care agencies will be this week. Providers may seek supplies on an emergency basis.

June 22, 2020

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

State Issues Health Advisory on 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Interim guidance issued for health care providers and facilities.

January 28, 2020

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

DOH Issues New Health Advisory on COVID-19

Advisory provides update for health care facilities.

February 25, 2020

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

Influenza Surveillance and Reporting Requirements, 2019-2020

Please review DOH's annual advisory for influenza reporting protocols.

November 5, 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

Western/Finger Lakes Region Emergency Preparedness Workgroup Meeting for Home Health and Hospice Providers

First meeting is Thurs., Sept. 26th; webinar option is available.

September 24, 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

DOH Issues New Cybersecurity Notification Protocol for Health Care Providers

Protocol requires immediate reporting of incidents to DOH regional offices.

August 20, 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

Interoperable Communications Drill for Home Care and Hospice Coming in August

The surprise drill is for home care and hospice providers outside of New York City.

June 25, 2019

Emergency Preparedness and Public Health

Mandatory Emergency Drill Underway for Home Care and Hospice Providers

Failure to participate will result in a deficiency citation and possible enforcement action.

June 11, 2019