DOH: UPDATED Required Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Report

Nancy Leveille and Karen Morris in Clinical & Quality


The NYSDOH sent out a notice this week in preparation of the Influenza reporting requirements for Nov 1, 2013.

They want you to ensure that the person who will be responsible for completing this report and your facilitys HCS Coordinator both receive and read this message. DOH is clarifying their September 26, 2013 memo as follows:

The September 26, 2013 informational message stated that the individual responsible for completing the report will need to be assigned the role of HERDS Data Reporter in order to access HERDS. To clarify, there are three roles that are able to complete the report. Any of the following roles will be able to access the report on HERDS.

HERDS Data Reporter
Data Reporter
Nursing Home Data Reporter

Please ensure that the individual responsible for completing the report at your facility or agency has an HCS account and is assigned one of the roles listed above prior to November 1, 2013 in order to complete this required report in compliance with New York State regulations.

Click here to see original notice.

Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20
  Karen Morris, RN, MS
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15