COVID-19: Information for Providers

Updated Guidance

COVID-19 Vaccine

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, including how to enroll in the NYC COVID-19 Vaccination Program, visit COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Providers.

Quarantine Length Reduced

(PDF, December 26), from 14 days to 10 days, for people exposed to COVID-19. The new guidance applies to most people, including health care personnel, and conforms with the .

Health care personnel in hospital and direct care settings (such as primary care facilities) who have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 are no longer permitted to work while under quarantine, unless the facility has a staffing shortage. Shortages should be reported to the State Hospital Capacity Command Center by calling 917-909-2676.

Health care personnel at nursing homes and adult care facilities — certified as Enhanced Assisted Living Residences or licensed as Assisted Living Programs — can discontinue quarantine after 10 days, but they may not return to work until 14 days have passed.

Rút tiền thẻ gameOther essential workers deemed critical by their employer who adhere to (PDF, May 31) may continue to work while under quarantine.

Offer COVID-19 Testing

Rút tiền thẻ gamePrioritize diagnostic testing for people who:

  • Have new symptoms of COVID-19
  • Were exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past two weeks
  • Attended a gathering of 10 or more people in the past two weeks

Rút tiền thẻ gameConsider regularly screening people who may have an increased risk for exposure to COVID-19 or of exposing others to COVID-19.

For guidance on COVID-19 diagnostic testing and screening, see Health Alert #38 (October 14, PDF).

Upcoming Webinars for Providers

Date/Time: Friday, January 8, at 1 p.m.
Featured Topics: Current Epidemiology of COVID-19 in NYC; Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination Efforts in NYC
Registration:

You can find below guidance for health care providers about various COVID-19-related topics. For guidance for specific facility types, see COVID-19: Resources for Health Care Facilities.

Rút tiền thẻ gameNYC Health Alerts and Advisories

Webinars

Next NYC COVID-19 Provider Webinar

Date/Time: Friday, January 8, at 1 p.m.
Featured Topics: Current Epidemiology of COVID-19 in NYC; Updates on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination Efforts in NYC
Registration:

Recent Webinars

CME Accreditation Statement for Joint Providership

NYC Health + Hospitals is accredited by The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Webinars have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the MSSNY through the joint providership of NYC Health + Hospitals and the NYC Department of Health. NYC Health + Hospitals designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of one AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Rút tiền thẻ gameDear Colleague COVID-19 Updates

Testing

Clinical Management

Rút tiền thẻ gameInfection Control and Personal Protective Equipment

Health Care Workers

Perinatal and Pediatric Care

Rút tiền thẻ gameEqual Access to Care

Pulse Oximeter Program

Rút tiền thẻ gameInfluenza During COVID-19

More COVID-19 Information for Providers

Additional Resources

  • Help Now NYC: Volunteer or apply for health care staffing support.
  • : Support for telehealth, patient outreach and electronic medical records for primary care clinics.