The ADA and NYSDA have provided information where dentists can obtain updated, current information on the Coronavirus outbreak.
Important Coronavirus Updates for Dentists
Practice owners: read and affirm the 12-page New York State Dept of Health Interim Guidance for Dentistry.
Get the information you need in the Updated ADA Toolkit for Reopening.
N95 initial fit testing is only required if the wearing of an N95 mask is required. OSHA has not required N95 masks for dental personnel unless treating known or suspected COVID-19 positive patients, or the dentist’s own airborne hazard assessment reveals a need for N95 masks. The ADA has posted a template for dentists to use in performing a hazard assessment: COVID-19 Hazard Assessment.
NYC Loans/ Grants
New York State Employment Law
Consent forms you can use for dental emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis:
Emergency Treatment Employee Consent Form
Emergency Treatment Patient Release Form
Other useful resources:
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