DOH: Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Children

Nancy Leveille and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

Recently, the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been reported as possibly linked with a pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome disease "Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome Potentially Associated with COVID-19.” The purpose of this health advisory is to ensure providers are aware of the pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19 and provide guidance on reporting of cases to NYS DOH and testing of patients who present with this disease.See attached advisory for details.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

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