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NYS Health Commissioner to Conduct Webinar on Medical Exemption for Vaccines Aug. 13th 12 noon

August 08, 2019 2:45 PM | Anonymous

New York State Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, August 13th at 12 noon on the recent measles outbreak. The commissioner will also provide information pertaining to the new law regarding non-medical exemptions for vaccinations and existing requirements for authorizing medical exemption.  

During this presentation, New York State Department of Health staff will review the current status of New York’s measles outbreak, discuss current reporting requirements, the importance of case investigations and monitoring of exposed individuals and control strategies in healthcare facilities. 

This webinar is an opportunity to partner with the provider community to prepare for the upcoming school season and discuss activities underway to implement the new legislation.   

Webinar Information 

Topic: NYS Healthcare Professionals on Measles and Repeal of Non-Medical Exemptions
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 12:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Event number: 649 366 029
Event password: MeaslesHCP2019 

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