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Coronavirus Resources

Upcoming CDC Webinars on Enhanced Barrier Precautions and COVID-19 Vaccine Payment

Nursing home members are encouraged to participate in the CDC’s enhanced barrier precautions townhall on May 22nd and vaccine payment webinar on May 30th.

16 days ago

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Upcoming Federal Nursing Home Learning Opportunities

The CDC is offering webinars on weekly COVID reporting and annual staff flu vaccination data submission, while CMS has scheduled an Open Door Forum covering several topics.

2 months ago

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Next COVID-19 Relief Funding Reports Due March 31st

The reporting period covers federal COVID-19 relief funds received in the second half of 2022.

2 months ago

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LeadingAge NY Obtains Clarifications Regarding Updated CDC Guidance

DOH confirms that ACF and AL providers should follow updated guidance.

2 months ago

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Free COVID-19 Resources Available from NYMDA

Nursing home and ACF members are encouraged to take advantage of these valuable resources.

2 months ago

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Vaccine Clarification for Hospice Patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities

CMS recently released a Medicare Billing Guideline for vaccination when an individual is in a skilled nursing facility.

1 month ago

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CMS Requires Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes

New QSO-24-08-NH incorporates Enhanced Barrier Precautions into infection control procedures for MDROs, aligning with nationally accepted standards.

2 months ago

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DOH DAL for Nursing Homes: Biweekly Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Status (As of March 12, 2024)
2 months ago

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Level 3 SAMS Security Access Now Required for All NHSN Users

To complete the upgrade to Level 3 access and resume reporting capabilities, NHSN users should email nhsn@cdc.gov with the subject line “Enhancing Security Data – Level 3.”

2 months ago

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New CDC "Up to Date" COVID-19 Vaccination Status Definition

The second COVID-19 shot recommended by the CDC on Feb. 28, 2024 for all adults aged 65 and older is now required for these individuals to be considered up to date with COVID-19 vaccination.

2 months ago
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