Meetings, Hearings and Special Events

October 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) Council will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Please go to http://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/ to view the live webcast or to view an archived version of the webcast. The agenda for the meeting is posted at https://www.health.ny.gov/facilities/long_term_care/retirement_communities/continuing_care/meetings.htm.

Public comment for this meeting will be limited to topics on the agenda. For those wishing to comment, it is strongly recommended written comments be emailed in advance to CCRC@health.ny.gov by 9 a.m. the day of the meeting. The public may also write and submit comments on the day of the meeting through a portal accessed through a tab on the live webcast page.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to CCRC@health.ny.gov.

Tuesday, Oct. 19 & Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021

The New York State Emergency Medical Services Council and State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee will meet on October 19 and October 20. Due to the recent events and limitations on gatherings, most meetings will be held as a hybrid with limited in person attendance and the use of WebEx. Persons who would like to view the meeting webcast can use the links below to access the online registration form to receive the WebEx meeting invitation. If you plan to attend in person, please contact Valerie Ozga via email at valerie.ozga@health.ny.gov in order to confirm space is available for in person attendance due to limited space availability.

We are also requiring masks to be worn at all times.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021– The New York State Emergency Medical Services Council and State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee will hold sub-committee meetings as follows:

  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Education and Training
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Medical Standards Committee
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm SEMAC
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Finance

Wednesday, October 20, 2021– The New York State Emergency Medical Services Council and State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee will hold the following meetings:

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am Legislative
  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am Systems
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am EMS Innovations
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am Safety
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Quality Metrics
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch/ Executive Committee
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm SEMSCO

Council members will receive a link to the WebEx if attending virtually.

More information on how to view the meetings will be posted at:

https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold the following meetings on Tuesday, October 26 at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6, Albany.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council's Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee will convene a Special Meeting at 10:15 a.m.

The Public Health and Health Planning Council will hold a Special Full Council Meeting immediately following the Special Codes, Regulation and Legislation Committee meeting.

You may view but not participate in the public meeting via the live webcast at the following link: https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

For the convenience of the public and to expedite access through building security, anyone wishing to attend the meeting should e-mail Colleen.Leonard@health.ny.gov and Lisa.Thomson@heath.ny.gov or call Ms. Colleen Leonard's office at (518) 402-0964 to have their name placed on a list of attendees. For entry to the building, meeting attendees additionally must present a photo ID to the security personnel. You may contact Ms. Leonard for additional information.

For questions about accessibility or for observers and participants who require interpretive services, please contact Colleen Leonard at (518) 402-0964 or e-mail colleen.leonard@health.ny.gov. Please provide as much advance notice as possible to allow us to provide optimal access.

November 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

The New York State Transplant Council will meet virtually on November 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The New York State Transplant Council’s Certificate of Need Subcommittee meeting will also be held virtually on November 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm.

**These meetings will be held via WebEx.**

Persons planning to attend either of these virtual meetings must send their name and attendees email address to Tammy Irizarry at tammy.irizarry@health.ny.gov. Once your information is received, a WebEx invitation to attend the meeting will be sent to the email address provided. Please note, when logging into the WebEx, all attendees should utilize the “Call Me” option for audio.

Thursday November 18, 2021

The Drug Utilization Review Board (DURB) will meet on November 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Empire State Plaza, Concourse level, Meeting Room 2, Albany.

This meeting will be available for public viewing by way of live audio-video webcast at https://www.health.ny.gov/events/webcasts/

For further information please call (518) 486-3209 or e-mail dur@health.ny.gov (Please reference DURB Agenda for November 18, 2021).