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Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia – Update for Clinicians on Early Detection and Treatment

April 15

1:00 pm

This  Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call will present the latest evidence on cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) with thrombocytopenia associated with the administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. Speakers will discuss what is known about CVST, the importance of early detection, and updated vaccine recommendations.

 

If you are unable to attend the live COCA Call, the recording will be available for viewing on the COCA Call webpage a few hours after the live event ends.

 

The slide set will be available under "Call Materials" on the COCA Call webpage the day of the call.

 

Continuing Education (CE) will not be provided for this call.

 

Advanced registration is not required.

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CHCANYS: FCC Covid-19 Telehealth Program Office Hours

April 16

+ Additional Dates

11:30 am 

Join CHCANYS and our HCCN TA partners from Finger Lakes Telehealth Network for virtual office hours!

The FCC Telehealth Program reimburses 100% of costs, up to $1m, of telecommunications, information services, and connected devices necessary to provide telehealth and connected care services for awarded organizations. $250m in additional funding is being made available for Round 2 of the program, with the application period set to open imminently. We encourage health centers who did not apply previously to submit applications. Round 1 applicants will also be allowed to amend or update submissions for additional attention. 

 

While not all details are yet available, the FCC office hours will include a discussion of key steps to make in preparation for application, staff who should be involved in the process, and considerations for health centers weighing the program. Please bring any questions you may have, including regarding experiences or any ongoing issues from last year’s round of funding. 

NYC DOHMH Update on COVID-19 for New York City Healthcare Providers

April 16

1:00 pm

Please join the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) for updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Featured Topic:

  • SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Implications for NYC

You can find recordings and slides from previous webinars on the DOHMH Provider webpage.

CME Accreditation Statement for Joint Providership

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the MSSNY through the joint providership of NYC Health + Hospitals and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. NYC Health + Hospitals designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Click HERE for the NYC Health + Hospitals instructions on receiving CME credits

CHCANYS x GNYHA x DOHMH Joint Webinar on Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutic Treatments

April 19

3:00  pm 

Monoclonal antibody (mAbs) therapeutic treatment has become an important tool in the fight against COVID-19, with the US Food and Drug Administration issuing emergency use authorizations for three therapies since November.

 

CHCANYS is hosting a webinar in partnership with the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to provide information on efficacy, safety, the treatment referral process, and what patients can expect.

We encourage FQHC clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, operations, and other staff involved in administering monoclonal antibody therapeutic treatments in your facility to participate, as well as staff involved in COVID-19 testing and follow-up. Please feel free to forward this invitation to all relevant staff members.

Introducing CHCANYS Emergency Human Resource and Volunteer Policy & Procedure Templates

April 22

12:00  pm 

We know that to effectively manage and operate though a public health emergency, community health centers must develop corresponding robust policies and procedures. To assist health centers with this task, CHCANYS Emergency Management created two policy & procedure templates/guidance documents:

 

  1. Human Resource Policies and Procedures for FQHCs During Public Health Emergencies

  2. Emergency/Disaster Volunteer Management Policies and Procedures for FQHCs

 

This webinar will review the structure of these templates and how to properly use them. You can submit any questions prior to the webinar during your registration

Save-The-Date: New York City Health Care Coalition (NYCHCC) Annual Conference 

May 13

9:00 am -4:00 pm 

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and a wide variety of local, State, and Federal stakeholders, would like to invite you to the New York City Health Care Coalition (NYCHCC) Annual Conference:

What You Can Expect:

  • Keynote address from Dr. Eric Toner, Senior Scholar, Senior Scientist, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security on “Past, Present, and Future of Healthcare Preparedness”

  • Panel discussion on “Sustaining our Gains: How can the NYC Healthcare Coalition build on advances achieved during the pandemic response?”

  • Cybersecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic discussion

  • Afternoon Breakout Sessions from the following sectors:

    • Long Term Care

    • Pediatrics

    • Primary Care

    • Dialysis / End Stage Renal Disease​​

  • More information available HERE

 

**REGISTRATION IS OPEN**

NYS Department of Health Update on COVID-19 for Healthcare Providers

TBD

Please join the New York State Department of Health (SDOH) for updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Find the webinar streaming via YouTube Live (and available for viewing immediately thereafter) on the NYSDOH COVID website for providers HERE.

Audio number and code: 844-512-2950 Access code: 5972742#

Archived Events / Webinars

 

What Every Clinician Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Recorded on 

December 14

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) hosted a call where clinicians learned how they could educate their patients on what to expect after COVID-19 vaccination.

You can now access slides and the recording on COCA's website. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution & Administration - Is Your Health System Prepared?

Recorded on

December 16

ECRI hosted this live event. 

This live stream focused on:

  1. What are the key steps facilities must follow to safely handle and administer the vaccine?

  2. What are the best practices for storing and handling dry ice?

  3. Which supplies are critical and which ones can you go without?

  4. How are the doses prepared and what are some helpful strategies to avoid cross-contamination?

 

The experts also discussed lessons learned from front line workers in the UK where the vaccine is now being distributed. At the conclusion of the webcast, there was a Q&A session with ECRI doctors, senior engineers, and subject matter experts.

View a recording of this webinar and access additional resources at our COVID-19 Resource Center.

CDC COCA - What Clinicians Need to Know About the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines

Recorded on

December 18

This COCA Call will give clinicians an overview of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. Clinicians will learn about vaccine characteristics and administration, vaccinating special populations, and contraindications. They will also get answers to a number of clinical questions CDC has received about these new vaccines.

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