Email Scam Alert
CDA has been notified by other state dental associations of an email scam that is targeting their members. The email has the subject line “Terry Recovery,” includes an association logo, and appears to be coming from the association’s email domain. This email is a scam and should be deleted immediately.
The CDC recommends health care facilities, including dental offices, evaluate patients before they arrive for their appointment to screen for anyone who may be ill with, or who may have been exposed to, the new coronavirus (COVID-19). CDA recommends putting the following procedures in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 and minimize the risk of exposure for patients and staff.
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.
Given this uncharted territory, Thomas Doll, a CPA firm committed to meeting the financial needs of dental professionals, offers the following recommendations to dentists.
Business owners may have unemployment options available, depnding on factors such as whether you are paid as an employee of your corporation. If you are an employee, you may be eligible for unemployment.
Begin the patient screening process with standardized questions when the patient calls for an appointment. All appointment reminders for routine care should include a check-in with patients regarding their health status and reminders to reschedule if they do not feel well, are running a fever or believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 and are waiting through the two-week incubation period.
The landscape for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine continues to move quickly, and there are still many unknowns and changes taking place. Here, find the latest information dentists need to know.
California’s recent waiver allowing dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines is generating publicity with numerous local news outlets across the state. The news comes after the Department of Consumer Affairs on Jan. 4 approved a public health emergency waiver that will allow dentists to help with the state’s vaccination efforts.