Facility Staff Testing Requirement FAQ

Tarrah Quinlan and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

As you know, the Dear Administrator Letter dated January 7, 2021 now requires operators and administrators of all nursing homes to test or arrange for the testing of all personnel, including all employees, contract staff, medical staff, operators and administrators, for COVID-19 twice per week. We have confirmed with the New York State Department of Health that the attached Frequently Asked Questions document from June 24, 2020 remains relevant. 

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Tarrah Quinlan, RN, BSN
Director of Education Program Development and Member Operations
518-462-4800 x20

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