Important COVID-19 resources
Support and key resources to manage COVID-19 cases, exposure in the dental office.
Find answers to questions that were asked during CDA's January 12 Virtual Membership Meeting about the vaccine.
The federal COVID-19 relief package signed into law Dec. 27 provides $900 billion in pandemic aid, including $284 billion in new funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and $20 billion in new funding for the Economic Injury Disaster Grants and Loans Program.
In addition to funding California’s COVID-19 recovery and vaccination efforts and proposing several billion dollars to tackle homelessness and help schools reopen, the state budget proposal released Jan. 8 supports improvements in oral health care delivery and access to dental services.
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.
From unvaccinated patients to incomplete health histories, failure to cooperate results in ethical and legal challenges for dentists. In today’s practice environment, these challenges also include navigating interactions with patients who simply refuse to wear face masks.
Get answers to commonly asked questions regarding the temporary scope expansion permitting dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Dentists will unlikely be able to administer in their practices, but can be instrumentally helpful in mass vaccination community events launching soon.
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.
Micro and small businesses in California that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a grant of up to $25,000 through the California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program. The application period for this first round of funding ends Jan. 13.
Dentists are now permitted to administer the COVID-19 vaccine under a new DCA waiver, with required training. CDA continues to advocate for prioritized access to vaccines, dentistry-supported mass vaccination clinics.