Guidance, resources and tools to help dental teams practice safely during the pandemic.
Intro to Hand Hygiene to help protect you and your patients.
Locate county-specific information on Social Distance Protocols for businesses and commercial eviction protections.
How-to for office closure, reopening; product-specific use.
COVID-19 communication resources.
Guidelines to bring practice equipment on line after closure.
CDC videos and guidance for using PPE in a healthcare setting.
A practical guide for small-business employers
Helpful strategies and guidance for PPE supply management.
Tips on what to do if an employee reports suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19.
The information provided on this site is based on the most current information and data available to CDA. The contents of the site will be updated as new information and data emerges. The site provides sample written plans and forms to assist a dental practice in compliance with COVID-19 return to care protocols. It is designed to provide practical information in a summarized manner in regard to the subject matter covered. These guidelines are intended to help dental practices lower (but not eliminate) the risk of COVID-19 transmission during the current pandemic. Dental practices should not presume that following the guidelines will insulate them from liability in the case of infection.
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