Guidance & Regulations

Learn about employee leave, county-specific ordinances and treating symptomatic or COVID-positive patients.

How to Pay Staff During COVID-19 Related Absence

A flowchart to help employers determine their obligations to provide paid leave benefits to employees who may have been exposed or contracted COVID-19 in the dental office.

Flu and COVID-19 Safety Posters

A poster to display in the dental office and children’s activity sheet that encourage patients and dental team members to take the necessary precautions to stop the spread of respiratory viruses.

Declination of Employer Recommended or Required Influenza (flu) Vaccination

Employers may choose to recommend or require employees obtain the flu vaccine based on policy or mandate. An employer may need to grant an employee a reasonable accommodation and permit an employee to be exempt from a mandatory (Influenza) flu vaccination. This form may be customized according to your practice need and used to document accommodations provided for employees who decline to be vaccinated. 

COVID Addendum to IIPP 2020

Customize this plan to demonstrate compliance with Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention regulations

Business and Employer Assistance


California and federal government assistance for small businesses and employers, including information on tax relief, loan programs, employer policies and resources as well as financial assistance.

Reporting Symptoms or Positive COVID-19 Test Results

This eLearning module will educate dental practice staff on what steps to take when a patient or employee reports COVID-19 symptoms, exposure and test results.

PPE Recommendations for Dental Practice

Quick reference chart to understand PPE recommendations

Required Notice of Potential Exposure to COVID-19

Information on AB 685 CA employer requirements to notify employees of potential exposure to COVID-19 at worksite. Instructions on how to provide the notice and reporting requirements if an outbreak is should occur. Sample of written notice to provide employees.

Employee Screening for COVID-19

Checklist for screening employees for COVID-19