This guide provides basic information for intake staff at COVID-19 vaccination sites on why race and ethnicity data collection is important and includes talking points and basic Q&As for patients.
Reference Guide on Collecting Race and Ethnicity Data at COVID-19 Vaccine Sites
February 19, 2021
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Governor Cuomo Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine at State-Run Hospitals, Encourages Other Hospitals to Do the Same
During an Association for a Better New York (ABNY) virtual conversation this morning (GNYHA is an ABNY member), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all “patient-facing healthcare workers” at State-run hospitals will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine (see attached press release). The Governor also encouraged all hospitals in New York to “do...
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Public Health Agency Vaccination Guidance
Information concerning COVID-19 vaccination planning and distribution continues to evolve. 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...
June 30, 2021