Alert: COVID-19 closures
The closure order from July 13 does not impact dental practices.
The fight against Big Tobacco and its deceptive tactics and targeting practices continues with CDA joining a large coalition of health care, youth and community organizations to support legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, in California.
After reviewing tests showing that authorized respirators manufactured in China can “vary in their design and performance,” the FDA chose to remove certain products from its list of respirators that can be decontaminated for reuse during the current public health emergency.
CDA sent the following statement to the media and members of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration on March 19 in order to highlight the need for clear, unambiguous guidance for oral health care providers and their teams during the COVID-19 crisis. Many of CDA’s member dentists have expressed concerns and asked very important questions that must be addressed.
Residents of nine counties in California are now under orders to shelter-in-place for three weeks to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. The orders took effect the morning of March 17 in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, which currently have the largest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state.