Executive Order 202.40 Notes Changes in Staff Testing for Regions in Phase II

Jackie Pappalardi and Stephen Hanse in Clinical & Quality

The NYS Governor just released Executive Order 202.40, extending the requirement for nursing home and assisted living staff testing through July 9th, 2020. The modifications of clauses contained in Executive Order 202.30 are amended only to the extent that the operator and administrator of all nursing homes and all adult care facilities, which are located in regions that have reached Phase Two of reopening, must test or make arrangements for the testing of all personnel, including all employees, contract staff, medical staff, operators and administrators, for COVID-19, once per week.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

Stephen B. Hanse, Esq.
President & CEO
518-462-4800 x11