NYS DOH Released Updated Mask Guidance

On February 12, the State emergency regulation mandating face coverings in all areas of DOH-regulated healthcare facilities expired. NYS DOH released an advisory with updated guidance stating that Article 28 facilities must develop their own masking policies based on CDC guidance. Per NYSDOH: “Facility policies should be at least as strict as CDC recommendations and may be stricter at the discretion of the facility.” Additional resources can be found in the DOH advisory.

Published on 02/15/2023