Governor Cuomo issues Executive Order 202.72

Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Order 202.72 which extends the previous orders regarding staff testing and the directive contained in Executive Order 202.61, along with the implementing guidance, which required clinical laboratories and licensed professionals authorized by the Department of Health Physician Office Laboratory Evaluation Program to administer a test for COVID-19 or influenza to report results of COVID-19 and influenza tests to the Department within three hours, is now modified to permit clinical laboratories and those licensed professionals with reporting requirements to report results to the Department within 24 hours, provided the Department may require more frequent reporting if deemed necessary.  See attached for a copy of Executive Order 202.72.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
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Tarrah Quinlan
Director of Education Program Development and Member Operation
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