NYS DOH Issues DAL 20-11 Amended PPE Requirements for Nursing Homes

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on July 2020 a new regulation was adopted creating personal protection equipment (PPE) requirements for the nursing homes. September 1st is deadline stated under this regulation.  This letter serves as reminder of regulatory requirements and creates a process for nursing homes to seek additional time to ask for an exemption, or to file for an extension. See full DAL attached.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

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