REMINDER: DOH - COVID-19 HERDS Survey for Nursing Homes and Adult Care Facilities

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

ATTENTION: Completion of survey is required 7 days a week

Please be sure to have staff available to complete and to respond to DOH questions

Read and confirm all information before submitting

Please be reminded that data entry for the COVID-19 HERDS survey on the Health Commerce System must be updated as soon as possible but no later than 1 PM today.

Please note that the form has an additional question related to census reduction due to COVID deaths in the hospital.

Please remind staff that roles on the Health Commerce System need to be up to date and all fields should be completed in order for the survey to be submitted.

For Nursing Homes we have opened the survey to the following roles:

Administrators, Director of Nursing, Director of Patient and Family Services, Emergency Response Coordinator, HPN Coordinator and NH Data Reporter

For Adult Care Facilities we have opened the survey to the following roles:

Administrators, Data Reporter, Director of Resident Services, Emergency Response Coordinator, and HPN Coordinator.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16