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Mental Health Update

October 30, 2020
Mental Health Update

MH Update – OMH COVID-19 Consolidated RTF Guidance

Please see the attached guidance document which clarifies, updates, and consolidates the Office of Mental Health’s COVID-19 guidance pertaining to Residential Treatment Facilities (RTFs). This guidance document provides an update and clarification on the following subjects: treatment, visitation, documentation, telemental health, utilization review and the use of restraint.

Please check the OMH Guidance web page regularly for additional updates at:

Public Information Office
Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave., Albany, NY 12229

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