Extension of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Staff COVID 19 Testing Requirements

Jackie Pappalardi and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

On August 6, 2020, Governor Cuomo amended Executive Order 202.55 to include all suspensions and modifications, not superseded by a suspension or modification in a subsequent Executive Order for the Executive Orders listed in 202.55; and provided further, Executive Orders 202.48, 202.49, and 202.50 are continued in their entirety, through September 4, 2020.

Per the EO 202.55.1:  Staff testing for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living are continued once per week.

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/no-202551-continuing-temporary-suspension-and-modification-laws-relating-disaster-emergency

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

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