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, 2020) after an exposure to COVID-19 from from 14 days to 10 days. The new guidance applies to most people, including (PDF), and conforms with the .

Congregate settings can, at their discretion or at the direction of New York City or State oversight agencies, continue to adhere to a 14-day quarantine period for residents and staff of those facilities.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayHealth care personnel in hospital and direct care settings (such as primary care facilities) who have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 should not work while under quarantine, unless essential patient services are impacted and approval is granted by the State Department of Health. For more information, see the the (PDF).

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.

Offer COVID-19 Testing

Prioritize 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

Consider 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, 2020, PDF).

Upcoming Webinars for Providers

Date/Time: Friday, January 22, at 1 p.m.
Featured Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Vaccine Hesitancy

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.

NYC Health Alerts and Advisories


Next NYC COVID-19 Provider Webinar

Date/Time: Friday, January 22, at 1 p.m.
Featured Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Vaccine Hesitancy

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.

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