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Oct. 27th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

1 day ago

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Nursing Homes Conducting Point-of-Care Testing Must Report COVID-19 Results Through NHSN

HHS has revised prior guidance to require nursing home limited service labs that are conducting point-of-care COVID-19 tests to report results via NHSN. Reporting to New York's ECLRS is also required.

1 day ago

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DOH Clarifies Guidance on False Positive Antigen Tests and Work Exclusion

On an association call on Oct. 22nd, DOH responded to questions posed by LeadingAge NY related to the exclusion of staff from work in three different scenarios: after positive antigen tests, asymptomatic with community exposure, and presentation with common cold symptoms.

2 days ago

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Congregate Facility Visitation in Red and Orange Zones
5 days ago

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DOH Releases Guidance on Use of COVID-19 Antigen Tests

The guidance documents describe the circumstances in which confirmatory PCR testing must be conducted, confirm that antigen tests may be used to test residents and staff in nursing homes and ACFs, and clarify that they may be used to satisfy visitor testing requirements in nursing homes.

8 days ago

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State and Federal Government Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

Information about both programs and their interplay.

1 day ago

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Oct. 26th LeadingAge New York COVID-19 Weekly Update Recording
2 days ago

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Rapid Molecular COVID-19 Test Is Focus of New DOH Guidance

The new guidance addresses the Abbott ID NOW rapid molecular test for COVID-19 and the need for confirmatory testing under certain circumstances.

2 days ago

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Oct. 20th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

8 days ago

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New York and Feds Announce COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

Federal and state governments are prioritizing nursing home and assisted living facility workers and residents for vaccination distribution.

8 days ago
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