DOH: Legionella’s Guidance Update

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

Last week, DOH sent out an updated guidance for protection against Legionella’s Disease. This advisory specifically directs Hospitals and Residential Health Care Facilities to perform an updated assessment by September and also to adopt and implement a Legionella’s sampling and management plan by December 1, 2016.

Please review the full guidance attached as it provides a link to the assessment forms and additional information to assist you with compliance.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15