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NY relaxes testing guidelines for fully vaccinated nursing home workers

In this Friday, April 17, 2020, photo, a vial used to collect a nose swab sample is put into a collection bag. In this Friday, April 17, 2020, photo, a vial used to collect a nose swab sample is put into a collection bag. | Photo: AP Photo / Ted S. Warren.

WNYT Staff
Updated: June 10, 2021 07:17 PM
Created: June 10, 2021 04:59 PM

The New York State Health Department says twice-a-week COVID testing for nursing home personnel who are fully vaccinated will no longer be required.

People who are not fully vaccinated are still required to continue routine testing.

The new guidance was sent to all nursing home operators Thursday afternoon.

MORE INFORMATION: Updated COVID testing guidance for nursing home personnel


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