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DOH Issues New Health Advisory on COVID-19

The Department of Health (DOH) has issued a new Health Advisory providing an update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for health care facilities. The Advisory covers the following issues and provides several links within each heading:

  • Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations
  • Healthcare for Asymptomatic Persons Being Monitored for COVID-19
  • Management of Healthcare Personnel with Exposure in a Healthcare Setting
  • Personal Protective Equipment Conservation Strategies
  • Laboratory Reporting

General questions or comments about the Advisory can be sent to icp@health.ny.gov. More information and resources related to COVID-19 can be accessed on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and DOH websites: