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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.”

3 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.

3 months ago

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CDC Issues Updated Respiratory Virus Guidance for General Public

The new guidance for the general public recommends that people with respiratory virus symptoms stay home and away from others until at least 24 hours after both resolution of fever and overall symptoms are getting better. The updated guidance does not apply to nursing homes and other health care settings, where pre-existing COVID-19 guidance continues to apply.

3 months ago

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DOH DAL for Nursing Homes: Biweekly Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Status (As of Feb. 27, 2024)
3 months ago

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DOH Issues Advisory on Underutilization of COVID-19 Antivirals

COVID-19 antivirals remain underutilized in high-risk populations.

3 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.

3 months ago

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DOH Advisory: Updated Recommendations on When to Stay Home and When to Go Back to Normal Activities After Respiratory Illnesses Including COVID-19, Influenza, and RSV – Non-Healthcare Settings
3 months ago

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Updated CDC Respiratory Virus Guidance
3 months ago

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DOH Offers Nursing Homes Free Infection Prevention Supplies

DOH has announced that it is making available infection prevention health care supplies to nursing homes at no charge, including COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, personal protective equipment, fit testing supplies, and Glo Germ supplies. Orders must be submitted by the new deadline of close of business on Feb. 28th.

3 months ago

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DOH Advisory: COVID-19 Antiviral Treatment Underutilization and Changes in How to Access Medications with Commercialization of Oral Antivirals
4 months ago
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