Masks are still required in the dental office.
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California businesses are required to have a written COVID-19 prevention plan. It may be a separate document or an addendum to the injury and illness prevention plan.
CDC videos and guidance for using PPE in a healthcare setting.
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Teresa Pichay, CHPC
Regulatory Compliance Analyst
The California Department of Public Health on Sept. 17 ended the COVID-19 testing mandate for unvaccinated health care workers and other individuals in high-risk settings, which include dental offices.
Updated Sept. 1, 2022: California-licensed dentists can now apply for the new general anesthesia/deep sedation, moderate sedation and pediatric minimal sedation permits through the dental board's online licensing system BreEZe.
Two significant updates on COVID-19 quarantining and at-home testing have occurred in the last week with potential impact on dental practices and staff.