School COVID-19 Testing and Reporting

  • COVID-19 Testing in NYS Schools Resources

    COVID-19 Testing in NYS Schools Resources

    NYS Memos Related to COVID Testing in Schools, NYSCSH Overview of COVID Testing in Schools, Sample Consent and Non-Patient Specific Order for BinaxNow Testing, NYSDOH COVID-19 Testing Webpage, Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS).

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  • NYSDOH Communicable Disease Reporting Webpage

    NYSDOH Communicable Disease Reporting Webpage

    Reporting of suspected or confirmed communicable diseases is mandated under the NYS Sanitary Code (10NYCRR 2.10). Although physicians have primary responsibility for reporting, school nurses, laboratory directors, infection control practitioners, daycare center directors, health care facilities, state institutions, and other individuals/locations providing health care services are also required to report.

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  • NYSED Office of Professions Executive | Non-Patient Specific Orders Related to COVID-19

    NYSED Office of Professions Executive | Non-Patient Specific Orders Related to COVID-19

    Provides links to NYSED Office of Professions Professional Practice Information On Executive Orders for Licensees Impacted by COVIS-19 and Information on writing and following non-patient specific (Standing Orders) in NYS. Sample non-patient specific order and consent for testing provided.

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  • CDC and FDA Resources for COVID Testing

    CDC and FDA Resources for COVID Testing

    The CDC has published an overview to assist public health departments and healthcare providers prepare for broad-based viral testing for COVID in congregate settings (like schools). It covers supplies needed, coordination of planning between healthcare providers, the local health department, physical space, the flow for testing multiple people in succession, and what to do after testing is completed.

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  • Information and resources provided do not constitute or infer an endorsement of specific products or programs by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) or the State. NYSED is not responsible for the content of the individual organization materials or external website links provided as resources.

Last Modified on June 9, 2021