DOH: Update to Healthcare Facilities Regarding Multidrug-Resistant Yeast Candia auris

Lisa Volk and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

The purpose of this advisory is to update healthcare facilities about the emergence of the multidrug-resistant yeast Candida auris (C. auris) in New York State. This advisory includes interim infection control guidance from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). See attached for full details.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20