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CDC Issues Updated Respiratory Virus Guidance for General Public

The new guidance for the general public recommends that people with respiratory virus symptoms stay home and away from others until at least 24 hours after both resolution of fever and overall symptoms are getting better. The updated guidance does not apply to nursing homes and other health care settings, where pre-existing COVID-19 guidance continues to apply.

1 month ago

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DOH DAL for Nursing Homes: Biweekly Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Status (As of Feb. 27, 2024)
1 month ago

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DOH Issues Advisory on Underutilization of COVID-19 Antivirals

COVID-19 antivirals remain underutilized in high-risk populations.

1 month ago

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DOH DAL for Nursing Homes: Biweekly Reports re: Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Status (As of Feb. 13, 2024)
2 months ago

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DOH, NYSOFA Issue Reminder on Importance of Respiratory Virus Immunization

The reminder offers information and resources to assist organizations in their efforts to encourage older adults to obtain all three respiratory virus vaccines, as appropriate and in consultation with an individual’s doctor/health care provider.

2 months ago

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Updated CDC Respiratory Virus Guidance
1 month ago

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DOH Offers Nursing Homes Free Infection Prevention Supplies

DOH has announced that it is making available infection prevention health care supplies to nursing homes at no charge, including COVID-19 rapid antigen tests, personal protective equipment, fit testing supplies, and Glo Germ supplies. Orders must be submitted by the new deadline of close of business on Feb. 28th.

1 month ago

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DOH Advisory: COVID-19 Antiviral Treatment Underutilization and Changes in How to Access Medications with Commercialization of Oral Antivirals
1 month ago

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DOH Announces Scholarship Opportunity to Attend Virtual Nursing Home Infection Prevention and Control Training

Topics to be addressed in the four-part webinar series include risk assessment and plan development, surveillance and NHSN reporting, hand hygiene, standard and transmission-based precautions, occupational and resident health, facility-acquired infections, cleaning and disinfection, and antimicrobial stewardship.

2 months ago

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DOH/NYSOFA Advisory: Urging Older New Yorkers to Get All Three Respiratory Vaccines
2 months ago
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