COVID-19 Vaccination

Published on: January 5th, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability The COVID-19 vaccine rollout places health care workers in the first priority group and within that group, hospital staff as the highest priority.  Many members report having already received the vaccine at their attending hospital or are scheduled to soon receive such. While the vaccine is being distributed in accordance with a […]

COVID-19 Testing/Vaccination

Published on: October 29th, 2020

Earlier this year, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.61 which recognized that dentists are authorized under existing laws to perform Point-of-Care (POC) COVID-19 tests.  The order stipulates that the test must be CLIA-Waived (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) and eligible providers must have received certification and a CLIA waiver from the New York State Department of […]

New York Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect

Published on: October 29th, 2020

Last April, the State of New York adopted a required sick-leave law for all employers.  It took effect on September 30, 2020, but the benefit cannot be used by employees until January 1, 2021. During October, the State issued guidance for this law (HERE) and we have also highlighted certain aspects in THESE notes.

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