Encourage vaccination with this flyer from the CDC.
This toolkit was created to help dentists determine whether administering COVID-19 tests in their office is appropriate for their practice.
Here’s how the ADA Code of Ethics applies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Compliance requirements for preventing transmission of aerosol transmissible diseases (ATDs) at health care facilities.
This sample addendum to the injury and illness prevention plan has been updated for consistency with the Cal/OSHA nonemergency COVID-19 prevention regulation effective in 2023
This form should be used in tandem with your Mandatory COVID-19 Booster Policy.
On Jan. 9, 2024, CDPH updated its COVID-19 guidance documents on isolation and on testing. Cal/OSHA, on the same date, revised its FAQs which explain how CDPH changes impact the nonemergency COVID-19 Prevention regulation. CDPH changed the definition of “isolation period,” thus creating the possibility of a shorter isolation period for infected individuals. Cal/OSHA reinforced testing requirements for employees who are symptomatic at work or have close contact exposures at the workplace. Masks must be worn at the workplace by employees who return to work 10 or fewer days after they first experienced symptoms or had a positive test.
Employers may require employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as long as they engage in the interactive process with any employee who requests a reasonable accommodation
Answers to members’ top questions about physical distancing, patient screening, the use of face coverings, and other COVID-19 prevention requirements.
Links to external resources.
Resources to inform patients and the public about COVID-19 Vaccinations and Boosters for offices both offering vaccines and supporting vaccination. Resources include infographics, flyers, sample promotional language, addressing hesitancy, and answers to common questions.
Follow these step-by-step instructions for cleaning, disinfecting the operatory.
This recommendation is current as of August 1, 2022.
Employers should continue to evaluate employee health regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Understand best practices regarding employee vaccination, including vaccine policies, employer mandates and employee vaccine reactions.
Information for those dental practices subject to local masking orders or who have implemented mask-required policies.
Key information for health care professionals on vaccination and prevention of the flu.
Covers how employers must pay staff during a COVID-related illness, exposure or quarantine, time off to receive or recover from the COVID-19 vaccine, or to seek a diagnosis.
Below are resources and start-up guides developed to help vaccine providers begin ordering and administering vaccines to patients.
Intro to Hand Hygiene to help protect you and your patients.
A list of local public health department orders related to COVID-19 vaccination and masking and to mandatory influenza vaccination which affect dental practices within their respective jurisdiction.
If you have made the decision to require your employees to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine Booster, you can use the policy addendum below as an addition to your existing vaccination policy.
A visual resource that provides information on various masks and respirators. A downloadable and printer-friendly version is available.
Compilation of resources for N95 respirator/mask requirements.
Two COVID-19 response bills related to employee notification and workers’ compensation were signed last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom and affect dental practice owners.