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Sept. 6th COVID-19 Update

New COVID-19-related updates for providers of long-term/post-acute care (LTPAC) and senior services continue to be shared on a regular basis by both state and federal authorities. The latest developments are described below.

As a reminder, LeadingAge NY continues to convene weekly webinars on Mondays at 11 a.m. to address emerging questions on COVID-19. A recording of our most recent webinar, held on Tues., Sept. 6th due to Labor Day, is available here, and a list of the items shared by LeadingAge NY staff in the webinar chat can be accessed here. If you have questions for next week’s update or would like the access information, please contact Jeff Diamond.

Cross-Sector Updates

CDC Recommends New Bivalent COVID-19 Booster for Individuals 12 and Over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that all individuals age 12 years and older receive an updated COVID-19 booster when eligible. It is urging this booster before a possible surge in COVID-19 illnesses later this fall and winter. Click here for more information.