Updated DOH Guidance: SARS-CoV-2

Updated DOH Guidance: SARS-CoV-2

DOH is continuing to update guidance documents for healthcare settings to align with CDC recommendations and national guidelines. Recently updated documents include:

Interim COVID-19 Outbreak Definition for Healthcare Settings

  • Updated to align with CSTE/COHRA outbreak definition-

SARS-CoV-2 Source Control in Healthcare Settings

  • Updated to align with CDC removal of language indicating that facemask is acceptable alternative to respirator when caring for patients with COVID-19. Use of facemask for care of patients with COVID-19 is still included as a crisis capacity strategy for N95. 




Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
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March 3, 2022