Important COVID-19 resources
Support and key resources to manage COVID-19 cases, exposure in the dental office.
Dentists across California are beginning to get involved in the state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts following an emergency public health waiver granted last month that allows dentists to administer the vaccine to individuals age 16 and older once the dentist completes the required training.
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.
CDA members have voiced many questions about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. Find answers to the most common concerns about this important next step in combating the virus.
California dental staff are slated to be among the first in the state to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. See who is included in each phase and how Phase 1a was determined.