Staff Emails and Town Halls
To keep our employees up to date on the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, Mount Sinai provides a variety of communications daily. We offer updates on our health system’s response to the virus in numerous ways including emails and town halls.
Mount Sinai distributes daily updates on our response to COVID-19. Below is a listing of our daily broadcasts.
May 19, 2023
Change in COVID-19 Testing Procedures
We are pleased to share that due to a decrease in COVID-19 in our communities, effective Monday, May 22, we are no longer mandating routine preadmission or preprocedural testing for patients who do not have symptoms of or a high-risk exposure to COVID-19.
April 21, 2023
COVID-19 Health System Updates
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced some major changes this week for COVID-19 vaccines.
March 10, 2023
Observance of COVID-19 Remembrance Day
This Saturday, March 11, marks three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.
March 01, 2023
For Clinical Staff: COVID-19 Testing for Procedures
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has updated the requirements for COVID-19 testing for certain patients undergoing procedures.
High Risk Exposure COVID Testing Algorithm (PDF)
February 14, 2023
COVID-19, RSV, and Flu Updates, February 14
You may have seen over the weekend that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) no longer requires face masks in hospitals and other health care facilities.
January 24, 2023
COVID-19, RSV, and Flu Updates, January 24
The peak of the winter “tripledemic” surge seems to be behind us.
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Town Hall Videos
Mount Sinai is hosting a series of Town Hall Meetings to keep our faculty and staff informed and answer COVID-19 related questions. Past Town Halls are available online.