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New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

January 11, 2022

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Health Care Personnel Required to Receive COVID-19 Boosters Under New DOH Regulation

The health care personnel booster mandate was approved on Jan. 11th by the Public Health and Health Planning Council and takes effect upon filing with the Department of State. DOH promised a slow roll-out that takes into account staffing shortages.

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November 17, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

EEOC Guidance: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
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November 16, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate Updates

DOH notified covered providers that any personnel previously granted a religious exemption must either be vaccinated, given a medical exemption, or given a permissible religious accommodation (i.e., telework) by Nov. 22nd. Further analysis of the CMS staff vaccination mandate revealed that it applies to board members.

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November 15, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

DOH Update on Religious Exemptions to State Vaccination Mandate
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November 9, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Hinman Straub Memo on New York State Health Care Worker Vaccine Mandate Second Circuit Full Written Decision and Next Steps for Providers
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November 9, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

New Developments in Health Care Personnel COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

CMS issued its long-awaited omnibus health care personnel COVID-19 vaccination mandate, while the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion on religious exemptions and DOH released an updated FAQ on religious exemptions.

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November 8, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Updated FAQs Regarding State Vaccine Mandate Regulation
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November 2, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on Vaccination Mandate Allows State to Bar Most Religious Accommodations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Oct. 29th vacated its preliminary injunction in the health care personnel vaccination mandate cases. As a result, it appears that the State's vaccination mandate can be enforced as written in the regulation – i.e., requiring vaccination of any employee who might expose patients, residents, or other personnel to COVID-19, unless they are medically exempt.

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November 1, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Hinman Straub Memo on New York State Health Care Worker Vaccine Mandate Second Circuit Decision and Next Steps for Providers
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October 19, 2021

New York State Health Care Personnel Vaccination Mandate

Staffing Shortages Continue for Home Care and MLTC Plans Following Oct. 7th Vaccination Deadline

DOH provides additional resources.

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