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Today Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that California would impose regional stay-at-home orders based on hospital capacity in response to the rapidly rising test positivity rate and hospitalizations due to COVID-19.
A new state tax credit plus $500 million in COVID-19 Relief Grants are among the new financial stimulus programs available to eligible small businesses in California that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re looking for end-of-year giving opportunities, find four new ways to support CDA Foundation programs that reduce barriers to oral health care in underserved communities.
The December issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association showcases dental student research, with articles on Streptococcus sanguinis proteins, the influences of patients’ ages on shear bond strength of composites to dentin, and more.
Emergency regulations on COVID-19 infection prevention from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health took effect Nov. 30, and most California employers must now comply with the new, temporary COVID-19 workplace safety standards.
Military families will be eligible for Paid Family Leave benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2021. Dental practice owners are encouraged to update their employee handbooks regarding military exigency and Paid Family Leave benefits.
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni's Joshua Goldfaden details how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered his experience as a dental student and his thoughts on how the dental profession will evolve.
During this challenging year, stress levels have often been high and patience very low. Regardless of these external stressors or how different individuals manage their frustrations, dental professionals deserve a working environment that is free from hostile interactions.
The Champion Provider Fellowship is accepting applications from dentists who wish to use their expertise to strategize and advocate for change around obesity and chronic disease prevention. The program provides the skills and support to address obesity, dental disease, inactivity and other serious health determinants.
With several promising vaccines for the new coronavirus in various stages of testing, California is developing its own vaccination plan for the state’s population. CDA is asking the state to revise its distribution plan to standardize the list of essential health care workers for the purpose of phase-1 distribution and to include oral health care providers on that list.