May 19, 2020 FAQ Update on Staff Testing Requirement for Nursing Home and Adult Care Facilities

Jackie Pappalardi and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

Following the Executive Order 202.30 mandating staff testing for all personnel at nursing home and adult care facilities, the Department released the attached set of answers to providers’ most Frequently Asked Questions on testing staff including but not limited to who must be tested, what are the acceptable types of tests, how to handle and report staff with positive test results and who is responsible to pay for the tests. 

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/05/doh_covid19_nursing_home_acf_staff_testing_faq_may192020.pdf

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