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Mental Health Update

December 29, 2020
Mental Health Update

MH Update – 12/29/20 – DOH guidance for Vaccine Prioritization and Appointment Scheduling Information

Effective December 27, the New York State Department of Health has revised its guidance for OMH, OPWDD and OASAS on Prioritization of Essential Healthcare and Direct Support Personnel as well as High-Risk Populations for COVID-19 Vaccination.

The new guidelines can be found here:

Please review this guidance document in its entirety and identify priority populations within your workforce and the population that you serve in accordance with this guidance.

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