1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Health
  4. Article 2: The Department of Health
  5. Title 2-E: Hiv/hbv/hcv Prevention Training

Section 239-A Infection control guidelines

Public Health (PBH)

The commissioner shall develop evidence-based guidelines that identify key infection control practices in inpatient and outpatient medical care settings. Such guidelines shall specifically cover safe injection practices. On or before January first, two thousand nine, and every year thereafter, the department will distribute these guidelines to physicians, specialist assistants and physician assistants. Such guidelines shall also be made publicly available.