Extension of the 2020 Compliance Period for Facility Evacuation Planning

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

Given these extraordinary circumstances, the Department has decided to extend the compliance period for providers to complete the work that was outlined in the Dear CEO and Administrator Letter (DAL) of December 20, 2019, and that originally was due to be completed by March 31, 2020 (original DAL attached). This work includes provider updates for their facility, of the HERDS Critical Asset Survey and the Facility Evacuation Planning Application (FEPA) on the Department’s Health Commerce System (HCS). The due date for completion of this work is now May 31, 2020. See full notification and DAL attached.


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