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DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

July 5, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

LeadingAge NY Seeks Member Input on Vaccination Offer Regs for ACFs and Nursing Homes, Submits Comments on PPE Stockpile Regs

LeadingAge NY submitted comments on the nursing home PPE stockpile regulations last week. We seek member input by July 15th for inclusion in the association's comments on proposed vaccination offer regulations for nursing home and ACF residents and staff.

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July 1, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH Provides Guidance on Operation of Nursing Home Beauty Salons

In an email to LeadingAge NY on June 29, 2022, DOH indicated that the November 2020 beauty salon guidance for nursing homes is no longer in effect and provided several principles for salon operations.

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June 14, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH Provides Clarification on Paid Feeding Assistant Waiver Expiration

DOH advised LeadingAge NY that any facility that wishes to continue using a Paid Feeding Assistant Program would need to implement the required 15 hours of training. In addition, any facility that was allowed to have a Paid Feeding Assistant Program under the federal waiver should send a letter to the Department, as explained on page 5 of the DOH curriculum manual.

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June 13, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH Solicits Comments on Nursing Home PPE Stockpile and Nursing Home/ACF Vaccination Arrangement Regs for Permanent Adoption

Members are encouraged to submit comments to DOH by July 7, 2022. Members are also invited to share their feedback with LeadingAge NY for inclusion in the association's comments.

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May 31, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

Updated DOH Advisory: Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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May 18, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH Advisory: Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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April 29, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH Advisory: Disposal of Unused Expired COVID-19 Rapid Tests
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April 25, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

Access to COVID-19 Therapeutics: Reminders for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes that operate their own pharmacy must enroll in a specialized system to request monoclonal antibody therapies and may request oral antivirals by sending a request to covid19therapeutics@health.ny.gov or through the Health Partner Order Portal. Nursing homes that do not operate their own pharmacy may access therapeutics through their LTC pharmacy.

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April 19, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

DOH, QIO to Present Webinar on “Getting Back to Basics and New CMS Rule F888”

Webinar to be held on Wed., April 20th from 12 to 1 p.m.

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April 19, 2022

DOH Guidance for Nursing Homes – 2022

Review of DOH and CMS Cohorting Guidance

LeadingAge NY reviews DOH and CMS guidance on nursing home cohorting in response to recent questions from members.

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