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September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021

Sept. 28th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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September 28, 2021

Staff Change

After more than 14 years at LeadingAge NY, Ami Schnauber is saying farewell on Oct. 1st. Ami has accepted a position with HealthPRO Heritage, a national health care solutions partner that provides therapy, wellness, and consulting services for organizations at every level of the care continuum.

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September 28, 2021

Registration Coming Soon for LeadingAge NY’s 2021 Nursing & Social Work Professionals Conference!

Mark your calendars for the LeadingAge NY Nursing & Social Work Professionals Conference, to be held VIRTUALLY on the following dates: Nov. 4th, 9th, 15th, and 16th and Dec. 8-9, 2021. NAB and Social Work credits and great content will be delivered in convenient 90-minute or less sessions each day. Registration is coming soon!

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September 28, 2021

New Member-Based LeadingAge NY Council for Cybersecurity and Technology/IT-Related Discussion and Networking

For more information, contact Tim Thate at tthate@leadingageny.org.

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September 28, 2021

Updates on Staff Vaccination Mandate – Legal Challenges and Religious Exemptions

Despite legal challenges, the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care personnel remains in effect, with a compliance deadline of Sept. 27th for nursing homes and hospitals and Oct. 7th for other health care providers. Only the State's prohibition on religious exemptions has been enjoined. LeadingAge NY has provided guidelines and a sample form for religious exemption requests.

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September 28, 2021

Pfizer Booster Authorized for Use

State issues guidance authorizing immediate use of Pfizer boosters.

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September 28, 2021

Reminder: HHS to Begin Accepting PRF Phase 4 Applications on Sept. 29th

Health care providers of all types have an opportunity to apply for COVID-19-related expense relief.

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September 28, 2021

Governor Signs Executive Order to Address Health Care Staffing Shortages

The EO seeks to expand significantly the eligible health care workforce by authorizing out-of-state and retired professionals and recent graduates to practice in New York. It also allows additional health care workers to administer COVID-19 testing and vaccinations.

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September 28, 2021

DOH Issues DALs on Pfizer Booster Vaccination for Nursing Homes and ACFs

DALs require clinical and pharmacy partnerships to be put in place to facilitate primary and booster vaccinations.

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September 28, 2021

NHSN Reporting Changes

NHSN is requiring important reporting changes to the COVID-19 module.

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