DOH Updated Interim Guidance: Protocol for COVID-19 Testing Applicable to All Health Care Providers and Local Health Departments

Jackie Pappalardi and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

Appropriate and efficient standards for testing are an essential component of a multi-layered strategy to prevent sustained spread of COVID-19. New York State continues to increase testing capacity for COVID-19 on a daily basis to ensure resources are being efficiently and equitably distributed. This NYSDOH guidance is necessary to ensure that New York State prioritizes resources to meet the most urgent public health need.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Director, Special Projects and Educational Development
518-462-4800 x20