IMPORTANT: Flu Masking Restrictions Lifted System-wide

Today’s Update: Announcement from Robert R. Mayo, MD, EVP, CMO, and Melissa Bronstein, MPA, BSN, RN, CIC, System Director, Infection Prevention

Today, we are pleased to report that the state Commissioner of Health has declared influenza is no longer prevalent in New York.

What you need to know:

  • Flu masking restrictions have been lifted for our employees
  • Please continue to wear your FLU STOPS HERE badge backer until a new one is issued for the 2017 – 18 flu season
  • Visitors with fever or respiratory illness symptoms should delay their hospital visits until they have been symptom-free for 24 hours

Thank you all for your attentive care and participation in this year’s flu campaign. Because of you, our patients, visitors, employees, and volunteers had a safer and healthier flu season.