Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
Background on why CDA issued a recommendation instead of a mandate to limit procedures to urgent or emergency cases only and how this is enforced. Information on what a mandate would mean for dentists.
Given the seriousness of the COVID-19 crisis, CDA is recommending this in order to minimize exposure to patients and the dental team and to preserve personal protective equipment (PPE).
CDA continues to advocate for economic relief for dentists and their staff around loss of income.
CDA is offering the following guidance on patient communication and emergency treatment protocols to help dentists protect their patients, staff and practice.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on April 8 issued a cyberthreat alert on the growing use of COVID-19 related online schemes to steal sensitive information from unsuspecting users, including individuals and organizations.