This GNYHA document summarizes the steps New York’s hospitals have taken, and the lessons learned from previous infectious disease outbreaks, to respond to COVID-19.
GNYHA Statement – Hospital Preparedness for Coronavirus
March 10, 2020
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DOH Updates; HERDS Webinar Tomorrow at 10:00 a.m.
DOH HERDS Webinar On a New York State Department of Health (DOH) call this afternoon, GNYHA learned that DOH sent notification of a webinar about changes to the daily Health Emergency Response System (HERDS) survey. GNYHA understands that the DOH webinar, which begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow (October 5), will review new HERDS survey questions...
October 5, 2021
Key Resources for COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
GNYHA is writing to inform you of several resources for family members of COVID-19 decedents applying for funeral assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the New York City Human Resources Administration. Members have reported that, in some cases, program applicants have been denied assistance from these programs because the death certificate submitted...
August 2, 2021
DOH Releases Revised Visitation Guidance
Following the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency on June 24 (see ML-61) and the expiration of State Executive Orders, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) released on July 8 updated guidance titled Health Advisory: Revised Skilled Nursing Facility Visitation. Effective immediately, the DOH advisory supersedes and replaces previously issued DOH guidance...
July 9, 2021