New Law Regarding Opioid Prescribing

Published on: January 14th, 2022

The Governor signed a new bill into law at the end of 2021 that requires people prescribing opioids to also prescribe an opioid antagonist in some circumstances.  The law takes effect June 27, 2022.  You can see the law and its conditions HERE

On December 24, the Governor’s office issued new Guidance for certain healthcare personnel and other critical workers.  This Guidance allows COVID-infected healthcare workers, who meet certain conditions, to return to the workplace after just five (5) days of isolation.  Please see the Guidance itself for all the required terms for this allowance.  This policy is […]

New NYS Mask Mandate Not New to OMS Offices

Published on: December 14th, 2021

Beginning December 13, 2021, and effective through January 15, 2022, the NYS Department of Health is mandating new infection control measures for all indoor public spaces in New York State.  These new requirements should result in no significant change for oral surgery offices,  as most offices have been following this practice since they are part […]

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