Below are links to the COVID-19 Department of Health websites for New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. Updates on the states’ COVID-19 case count along with helpful resources for health care providers can be found on each site.
NJ, CT, PA, and RI Department of Health Websites
March 10, 2020
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
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