Use these templates to inform patients that the California Department of Public Health, as of February 28, 2022, requires all patients and visitors to continue to wear face coverings in the dental practice.
This messaging can be posted on your website and social media channels, as well as emailed to patients to remind them to wear a face-covering while visiting the dental office.
Message to patients – face-covering requirements for patients
Use this email template to address patient concerns about wearing a face-covering in the dental office.
Email template – rescheduling patients who choose not to abide by face-covering requirements
Print this flyer and put it in visible places around the dental office to remind patients and visitors to wear a face covering.
COVID-19 Face Covering Flyer
Use these templates to remind patients of the importance of oral health and communicate the ways dental practices are keeping patients safe during COVID-19:
Message to patients — How our practice plans to “stay the course” through COVID-19
This can be posted on your website, emailed to patients, and/or posted at your dental office (front desk, patient waiting area, etc.) to help patients understand how your office is mitigating risk during the surge.
Email template – Overdue patients COVID-19
For communicating with patients who are overdue for routine care or haven’t scheduled since COVID-19 began.
Social media or blog post template 1 – COVID-19 and Your Oral Health
Provides oral health tips and reminds patients of the importance of their oral health at this time. References research linking poor oral hygiene to the severity of the COVID-19 disease.
Social media or blog post template 2 – Keep Your Health Appts During COVID-19
Reminds patients of the importance of keeping healthy at this time.
Follow these tips to maintain safety and make patients feel comfortable in the dental office:
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