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DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Notices and Policies

EO-38 Reporting Requirement On Hold

Disclosure filings not required for DOH-regulated providers this year.

June 7, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Clarifies Posting Requirements for Resident Rights Translations

According to an email from DOH staff, nursing homes are not required to post all 10 translations of the Resident Rights. Nursing homes should, instead, post the Resident Rights statement in English and the translations in the languages spoken by their residents, to the extent that those languages are in the top 10 identified by DOH.

June 6, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

Reminder: Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Report Due June 1st

This year's report covers HCP employed by or affiliated with facilities or agencies from Oct. 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022.

May 20, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Issues Advisory Extending Influenza Surveillance Season

Advisory also provides updated influenza surveillance information, along with links and references to influenza prevention and control resources.

May 20, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Releases Translations of Nursing Home Resident Rights

New legislation effective April 20, 2022 requires nursing homes to post and make available copies of the Resident Rights in the 10 most common non-English languages spoken in New York State. DOH has made the translations available.

May 10, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Issues ADHC Program Survey Report

All ADHC programs, including nursing homes with closed programs, are required to complete the report by May 15th.

May 2, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Issues DAL on Updated HCS Communications Directory

DOH has updated its HCS Communications Directory, allowing backups for key roles.

April 19, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

DOH Issues Hot Weather Advisory for Nursing Homes

DAL #22-10 reminds nursing homes of precautions for warm weather months ahead.

April 12, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

Nursing Homes Are Reminded of Ombudsman and DOH Notice Requirements Effective April 20th

LeadingAge NY provides information to assist with compliance.

April 12, 2022

DOH Notices and Policies

LeadingAge NY Nursing Home State Compliance Tool Updated (Again)

The tool provides a list of state law requirements imposed on nursing homes in 2021 and 2022, with links to associated regulations and summaries. It has been updated to include amendments enacted and regulations adopted between March 1st and April 1, 2022.

April 11, 2022
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