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February 7, 2022

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DOH Issues Updated Return to Work Guidance

Feb. 4th guidance for nursing homes, ACFs, home care, hospice, diagnostic and treatment centers, and other health care providers supersedes Jan. 4th return to work guidance and aligns with CDC guidance.

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February 4, 2022

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Updated DOH Advisory on Return-to-Work Protocols for Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2
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January 14, 2022

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DOH Issues Updated Return to Work Guidance and Direction on Notification of Crisis Strategies

Guidance issued to provide clarity to nursing homes, ACFs, and home care providers regarding return to work requirements.

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January 4, 2022

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DOH Interim Advisory on Return-to-Work Protocols for Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in Healthcare Settings
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December 27, 2021

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DOH and CDC Issue Return to Work Guidance

The state and federal guidance differ in scope and approach. Members are advised to follow the DOH guidance with respect to fully vaccinated personnel who are infected with COVID-19, in the context of a critical staffing shortage. Until DOH issues further clarification, members should consider following CDC guidance when they are not experiencing critical shortages and with respect to HCP who are exposed but not infected.

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December 24, 2021

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DOH Advisory on Shortening Isolation Period for Certain Fully Vaccinated Healthcare Workers and Other Critical Workforce
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June 29, 2021

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Until Further Notice, Health Care Personnel and Staff Should Adhere to CDC Travel Recommendations Post-State PHE

LeadingAge NY will keep members apprised should any new travel guidance or directives be issued by the State for HCP.

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June 29, 2021

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Return to Work Guidance Uncertain with End of State Public Health Emergency

The effectiveness of State guidance governing return to work after a COVID-19 diagnosis or exposure is unclear in the wake of the end of the state's public health emergency. In the event that State guidance is no longer in effect, federal guidance would apply.

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April 22, 2021

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Revised Protocols for Personnel in Healthcare and Other Direct Care Settings to Return to Work Following COVID-19 Exposure – Including Quarantine and Furlough Requirements for Different Healthcare Settings
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April 12, 2021

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New York Updates Travel-Related Quarantine Requirements

Fully vaccinated and recently recovered HCP are not required to quarantine or test upon return to New York from interstate or international travel. Unvaccinated HCP and those who have not recovered from COVID-19 in the past three months who work in nursing homes, EALRs, and ALPs must quarantine for 14 days upon return to New York from domestic or international travel. All other unvaccinated HCP and those who have not recently recovered must quarantine only after international travel for seven days if they are tested on day three to five or for 10 days if not tested.

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