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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General Public Health Agency Coronavirus Guidance
CDC Guidance Item Date Updated Interim Recommendations for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points/Emergency Communication Centers (PSAP/ECCs) in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic 7/15/2020 Ten Ways Healthcare Systems Can Operate Effectively during the COVID-19 Pandemic 5/1/2020 Frequently Asked Questions 10/21/2020 Framework for Healthcare Systems Providing Non-COVID-19 Clinical Care During the COVID-19...
January 21, 2022
DOH Guidance on Limiting Elective Procedures in High-Risk Regions
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has issued the attached guidance in accordance with the declaration of emergency that Governor Kathy Hochul issued last week (which will be reassessed on January 15). The guidance explains how DOH will determine which facilities will be required to limit non-essential elective procedures in regions DOH identifies...
December 3, 2021
DOH Releases Updated Nursing Home Visitation Guidance
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has released the attached Dear Administrator Letter (DAL) NH 21-27 about nursing home visitation. This guidance immediately supersedes all previous DOH guidance and aligns with the broadly permissive Federal guidance (QSO-20-39-NH Revised) released on November 12. Both Federal and State guidance allows visitation for all residents at...
November 17, 2021