DOH: Advisory - Update to Healthcare Facilities Regarding Candida auris in NYS

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The purpose of this advisory is to update healthcare facilities regarding the emergence of the multidrug-resistant yeast Candida auris (C. auris) in New York State (NYS). This advisory includes updates to guidance for clinicians, laboratories, and infection control departments from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Attached is the full advisory.

NYSHFA CONTACT:

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