On September 4, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.60, which extends telehealth regulatory flexibility for OMH-licensed, funded, and designated programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.1, until October 4, 2020.

Executive Order 202.60 also extends modifications to the background check process for OMH authorized programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.13, until October 4, 2020.

Executive Order 202.60 also continues the declaration of the State Disaster Emergency, as detailed in Executive Order 202, until October 4, 2020.

For more information regarding OMH telehealth guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period, please visit: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/covid-19-consolidated-telemental-health-guidance.pdf

For more information regarding OMH background check guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period, please visit: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/covid-19-interim-background-check.pdf

OMH COVID-19 Resources: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/covid-19-resources.html

OMH COVID-19 Provider Guidance: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/

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