Effective Date Moved for New Medical Treatment Guidelines & More

“You may have received a message that the new NYS Workers’ Compensation Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTGs) were scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2021. Due to the health crisis currently facing New York State, the MTGs will now go into effect in the second quarter of 2021, coinciding with the launch of OnBoard:…

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Law Alert: Additional COVID-19 Relief Legislation

“On December 21, 2020, Congress came to an agreement on additional COVID-19 relief, providing assistance to businesses and individuals. Among the many provisions of the over five-thousand page bill, are provisions relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, stimulus payments to individuals, additional monies for the Paycheck Protection Program, and unemployment insurance supplements. Despite…

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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Vial Extra Doses- Guidance on the use of the New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS)

“The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has learned that COVID-19 vaccine providers have consistently been able to withdraw more than five doses from one vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. As a result, theNYSDOH provides the following guidance after consulting with the FDA and the manufacturer: • Vaccinators may withdraw more than 5 doses…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

CLICK HERE to read an article from NPR, “FDA Authorizes 1st Home Coronavirus Test That Doesn’t Require A Prescription”. CLICK HERE for “Clinical Resources for Each COVID-19 Vaccine” from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). CLICK HERE for the “COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit” from the CDC.

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What Clinicians Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

CLICK HERE to read the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Preparedness and Response‘s webinar slides on “What Every Clinician Should Know About COVID-19 Safety.” CLICK HERE to read the CDC’s guidance on “What Clinicians Need to Know About the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine”. We have been keeping our COVID-19 page…

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