NYSDOH Health Advisory Regarding Acute Viral Respiratory Infection including Adenovirus Infection

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The purpose of this advisory is to heighten awareness among New York State (NYS) healthcare facilities about recommendations for the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) regarding the surveillance, diagnosis, and infection prevention and control for inpatients and residents who develop acute viral respiratory illness. Respiratory viruses, including adenovirus, have the potential to spread within acute and long-term settings and can result in significant morbidity and mortality among institutionalized and medically fragile inpatients and residents. See full advisory attached

NYSHFA CONTACT: 

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15