COVID-19 Updates

Dear NYSPMA Members, 

We have compiled some useful links and resources regarding the novel coronavirus and updates on the currently declared state of emergency. This page will be updated as more information becomes available. Thank you for staying informed and helping to keep NY healthy.

The NYSPMA phone lines will remain open during this state of emergency. The staff is available to assist you and answer questions at (212) 996-4400 or via email at

A Message from NYSPMA: 

  • For Providers, from NSYPMA  
  • For Patients, from NYSPMA's public education team
    • NYSPMA's patient-facing Public education page, NYFootHeath, can be reached HERE


The Department has updated Isolation and Quarantine Guidance, based on CDC’s updated guidance. Please see attached.

Below, please find links to the new isolation and quarantine webpage; the self-service Isolation and Quarantine forms; and FAQ for general audience, employers, and schools.





Read Dr. Dan Keating, Past NYSPMA President's Messages through NYSPMA's Initial Response to  COVID-19 here:  

  • March 5th, 2020 HERE
  • March 18th, 2020 [Telehealth] HERE.
  • March 26th, 2020 HERE
  • April 5th, 2020 [SBA] HERE
  • April 8th, 2020 HERE
  • April 15th, 2020 HERE
  • April 23rd, 2020 [Skin Manefestations] HERE
  • April 29th, 2020 HERE
  • May 6th, 2020 HERE
  • May 13th, 2020 HERE
  • May 20th, 2020 HERE
  • May 27th, 2020 HERE
  • June 3rd, 2020 HERE
  • June 10th, 2020 HERE
  • June 17th, 2020 HERE
  • June 24th, 2020 HERE
  • July 2nd, 2020 HERE


Medicaid’s reimbursement policy for the administration of COVID-19 vaccines

Vaccine Requirement Comparison Chart (NYS & National)

Legal Counsel

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Billing & Coding

Updated billing protocols for boosters and children vaccines

Remote Care

Expanded Telehealth Access in New York is Extended

Economic Relief

None at this time.

Gov't Policy

Gov. Cuomo Announces COVID Restrictions will be Lifted When 70% of New Yorkers are Vaccinated.

6/15/21 Executive Order

Office of Professions- Summary of Updates

NYC Employer Mask Mandate FAQs


Effective 12/13

Practice & Employment

Resources for Responding to a COVID-Positive Patient or Staff Member

APMA Resources

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