DOH: HERDS Activation NYC - Infection Control Self-Assessment

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

This message is to inform hospitals and nursing homes in NYC and select surrounding counties that as of 2:00 PM on June 1, 2017, the Infection Control Self-Assessment has been activated in HERDS.

Directions to access the survey are available on the HERDS Main Menu and additional information - including contact info for support - can be found within the survey form.

Users are reminded to be sure to first Save All, press the Review and Submit button and then Submit Data to DOH in order to successfully complete the data submission process. Pressing the Save button alone does NOT submit data to NYSDOH.

Activated facilities are directed to complete the survey and Submit the data within one week (by COB on 06/08/17).

For questions:  Please send an e-mail to


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