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Vaccination Information

This page is a compendium of New York State vaccine information. Due to limited vaccine supply, appointments may not be widely available but will increase as more vaccines are allocated to New York State providers. Please use the below links to schedule appointments with vaccine providers. GNYHA does not provide or schedule vaccine appointments. Scheduling…

February 24, 2021
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Public Health Agency Vaccination Guidance

Information concerning COVID-19 vaccination planning and distribution is moving rapidly. Below is a compilation of guidance materials specifically on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Please also refer to the COVID-19 Tracking and Regulatory Waivers page for updates on implementation of the State’s vaccination program and the COVID-19 Community, Patient, and Health Care Worker Health Education Material…

February 15, 2020
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GNYHA Testifies at Budget Hearing, Urges Relief for Hospitals Still Battling COVID-19

GNYHA will deliver the attached testimony at today’s New York State Legislature Health/Medicaid Joint Budget Hearing, which is a forum for the Senate and Assembly to examine Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed State Fiscal Year 2022 budget. As hospitals still battling a second surge of COVID-19 cases continue to struggle from the pandemic’s enormous financial impact,…

February 25, 2021
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COVID-19 ED Syndromic Surveillance Report

In collaboration, with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, GNYHA is sharing a daily syndromic surveillance report that compares median visits for COVID-19-like illness for the most recent three-day period against the same type of visits for the previous two-week period. The report includes data at the City, borough, and facility…

February 25, 2021
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Daily Morgue Census Report

The NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner’s Daily Morgue Census Report reflects the information from the previous day including decedent counts, morgue capacity, total numbers of claimed and unclaimed cases, and other key indicators, providing a citywide picture of in-hospital decedent volume and morgue capacity. Please note, the report only reflects information from hospital’s that completed…

February 24, 2021
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Nursing Home Vaccination Updates

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) will host a webinar at noon today on next steps for nursing home vaccinations following the end of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long Term Care. DOH indicated that all nursing home providers outside of the five boroughs of New York…

February 24, 2021
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Video Interview on Workplace Violence Prevention

An accessible video with audio description is available below. Judith E. Arnetz, PhD, a nationally recognized workplace violence researcher and practitioner, shares her expertise on the topic of workplace violence in health care. Dr. Arnetz explains what constitutes workplace violence, workplace violence terminology, and key actions health care facilities can take to prevent and mitigate…

February 24, 2021
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DOH Nursing Home Visitation Guidelines

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has released Health Advisory: Revised Skilled Nursing Facility Visitation, which supersedes all previous nursing home visitation guidance and is effective February 26. The updated advisory aligns with State and Federal guidelines (See CCB-10 on February 19). GNYHA has been advocating for the relaxation of stringent State visitation…

February 23, 2021
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ECFMG Updates Pathway Certification for 2022 Match; Sixth Pathway Added

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) recently updated the pathway process for international medical graduates (IMGs) pursuing ECFMG certification to enter the 2022 Main Residency Match (2022 Match). IMGs must be ECFMG-certified to be enrolled in an accredited US residency program. The ECFMG developed the pathway process in June 2020 in response to…

February 22, 2021
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GNYHA’s Telehealth Learning Series Focuses on Academic Medicine

GNYHA recently hosted Telehealth in Academic Medicine, Part 1, the second program in a multipart series on telehealth that also provided a faculty development opportunity for those in graduate medical education (GME) leadership positions. Featured speakers were Kimberly Noel, MD, Stony Brook Medicine Telehealth Director and Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer; William Wertheim, MD, Interim…

February 22, 2021
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