State Health Commissioner Declares Influenza is Prevalent in New York State

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Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers in Healthcare and Residential Facilities Must Now Wear Masks

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ALBANY, N.Y. (December 5, 2019) - New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker today declared that influenza is now prevalent in New York State. This announcement puts into effect a regulation requiring that healthcare workers who are not vaccinated against influenza wear surgical or procedure masks in areas where patients are typically present.

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