GNYHCFA COVID-19 Key Updates Webinar – April 3, 2020

Participants will be updated on the latest facts relating to COVID-19, government response and assistance, and current issues.

When: Friday, April 3, 2020

Time: 11:00 am – Noon



Michael A.L. Balboni, Executive Director, GNYHCFA

William Hallett, President/CEO, Guardian Pharmacy Consultant Services



  • COVID-19 NYS Updates, Issues & Strategies
  • COVID-19 Preparedness and Response
  • Pharmacological updates including risks associated with Hydroxychloroquine in general, as well as specific populations in Long Term Care (LTC), including the current FDA position and NYS Governors Executive Order regarding its use in LTC
  • Ways to streamline medication use and the medication pass to conserve valuable nursing time and reduce COVID-19 exposure risk
  • Current risks believed to be associated with nebulizer treatments in the COVID-19 population, and understand potential therapeutic alternatives
  • Current known information on potential risks associated with both Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAID’s), as well as Steroid medications in COVID-19
  • Other potential drug warnings and potential new therapies under investigation for the treatment of COVID-19




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