DOH Notification Regarding Infection Control Issue

in Clinical & Quality

DOH has issued the attached clinical alert to nursing homes and other health care providers related to the global emergence of multi-resistant yeast candida auris. The alert contains information related to reporting the incidence of this infection and infection control precautions that should be taken for infected residents. We suggest you share this notice with your Medical Director, Director of Nursing and Infection Control Practitioner.

NYSHFA CONTACT:

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