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  • Maybe this one ------------------------------ Virginia Jarvis Albany County Veterinary Hospital Albany NY 518-456-6333 ------------------------------

  • I assume someone is reviewing the new NYSDH protocol for essential personnel to assure that Veterinarians and their support staff are specifically included. It stated Vet-Vet in the who to send to list but again we were not specifically listed in the ...

  • Just as a sample of an alternate viewpoint, I am very grateful for the flexibility of the Interim document. We have two emergency clinics serving the entire Capital District area, which already often run at capacity and would be quickly overwhelmed if ...

  • Tim, First and foremost, thank you for all your diligence and your concise communication during the COVID outbreak. I am so grateful I joined the society and you have provided much help in my decision making. Just for a little background, I am Chief ...

  • Thank you so much for the excellent steps and your help with much improved wording! Gry ------------------------------ M. Gry Wildenstein Adana Veterinary Clinic Freeville NY 607-844-4042 ------------------------------

  • We recently posted this to our Facebook page. Clients are usually more then willing to help out. Within an hour we had two people volunteer and one who already had patterns started! ** I just want to clarify that we are only using these to conserve PPE ...

  • Thank you for all of the hard work you are doing. My concern at this time is what evidence is there that animals may act as fomites? We are putting protocols in place to avoid any contact with clients, but if animals are significant risk of fomite transmission, ...

  • I agree, we urgently need improved clarification of essential veterinary services, the word emergency throws it all off. Thank you for all you do at NYSVMS to stand behind us and work with State Officials and lawyers for improved clarification about ...

  • This is such a difficult line to walk, my manager is asking me as I type this what to consider "emergency". We feel that even some wellness visits should not be put off indefinitely, (even unexpressed anal glands can cause significant discomfort after ...

  • Thank you for the clarification and thank you so very much for all of the hard work you are doing to keep us all informed. This ongoing discussion here on the NYSVMS website has been so helpful to me in my decision making for my animal hospital!! Calla ...

  • Hi Tim, Did NYSVMS, working with their lawyers and lobbyists submit a request to the Economic Development Corporation to be added to the list of businesses that can be defined as essential, and then receive notification that we are deemed to be essential? ...

  • I know the AVMA has been advocating that veterinary clinics are essential business and well as the NYSVMS. Has then actually been recognized by the executives writing these orders? Will there be an email update if we are added for sure to the businesses ...

  • I am a solo practitioner and practice owner. I see that my employees can access FML funds if we have to close due to COVID, but what measures are there for me, as practice owner? I saw info for low or no interest loans, but I don't want to add to my ...