Public Health Agency Workforce Updates

March 15, 2021

CDC Workforce Updates

DOH Workforce Updates

DOHMH Workforce Updates

Item Date Updated
Health Alert #7: Guidance for Healthcare Worker Self-Monitoring and Work Restriction In the Presence of Sustained Community Transmission of COVID-19 3/17/2020
FAQ About COVID-19 for Health Care Providers 4/29/2020
Behavioral Health Resources for Health Care Providers and Personnel During COVID-19 12/1/2020
“Dear Colleague” Letter on COVID-19: Includes COVID-19 updates and addresses behavioral health and suicide prevention during COVID-19; covers behavioral health impacts of COVID-19, effects of racial disparities on mental health, and neuropsychiatric and long-term neurologic sequelae associated with COVID-19. 1/19/2021

NJ Workforce Updates

Additional Updates

Item Date Updated
What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and Other EEO Laws (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) 4/9/2020
Healthcare Facility Onboarding Checklist (ASPR TRACIE): Ensure new employees are compliant with administrative requirements, familiar with the hospital’s mission and culture, and understand expectations.
Management Checklist for Teleworking Surge (Joint Cybersecurity Working Group) 4/1/2020
Options to provide emergency childcare for essential healthcare workers (HANYS, GNYHA, and 1199SEIU) 4/19/2020
ASPR Speaker Series on COVID-19 Healthcare Professional Stress and Resilience (HHS) 11/1/2020
Staffing Playbook: Actions to Address Healthcare Worker Shortages during COVID-19 (HHS)

Rate Adjustment for Staffing Agencies and Health Care Facilities

New York City Emergency Management recently announced a rate adjustment for staffing agencies and health care facilities participating in the Surge Staffing Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). According to the announcement, surge staff contracted through the GPO are subject to high range staffing rates effective December 21. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene approved the rate adjustment based on predetermined epidemiological milestones and the projected increase in health care service demands across New York City. GPO staffing agencies have been notified of the rate adjustment.