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CDA is advocating for support and relief for dentists to allow them to protect their dental practices during the current public health and economic crisis. We ask members to join us by writing to their congressional representatives.
CDA is advocating for support and relief for dentists to allow them to protect their dental practices during the current public health and economic crisis. This support includes grants, prospective payments and long-term, no-interest business continuity loans to help members and their staff mitigate damage from loss of income. As part of this aggressive advocacy, CDA is asking members to send a letter to their congressional representatives urging Congress to help alleviate the challenges facing small-business owners and their employees.
Congress is currently negotiating a fourth coronavirus relief package targeted at expanding the assistance to small businesses and health care providers included in the third package, the CARES Act. CDA asks you to contact your member of Congress to urge them to provide additional funding for Small Business Administration loans (especially the Paycheck Protection Program) so that more small-business owners can receive SBA relief funds. Specifically, we are asking Congress to:
Please take action now by sending a letter to your congress member and senators. You may edit the letter to add your personal story, if you wish.
This call to action is only one of many issues that CDA is aggressively advocating on behalf of members. Additional important issues will require members’ voices at the state and federal levels in the coming weeks and months, and CDA will keep you informed through eUpdates and on cda.org.
Thank you for joining CDA in this effort to protect dental practices during the pandemic.
Find the latest COVID-19 news, guidance and FAQ for dentists at CDA's COVID-19 information center.