Coronavirus Updates for Dentists

Check the NYSDA website, which is updated regularly, for key resources and the latest information on COVID-19.  COVID-19 Resources (nysdental.org)

Where do dentists and staff fit into the COVID-19 vaccine roll out? This will be determined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  COVID-19 Vaccine (nysdental.org)

What to do if a patient, staff member, or staff household member is confirmed COVID-19 positive.
COVID-19 in the Workplace (nysdental.org)
staff guidance positive cases
patient guidance positive cases

What happens when a staff member travels out of state? What about treating patients who have traveled?  COVID-19 & Travel (nysdental.org)

CDC Updated Guidance for Dental Settings  See the CDE Guidance here.

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.
 

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: 
NY State Education Dept Office of the Professions: http://www.op.nysed.gov/COVID-19.html
NY State Department of Health:
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/providers.htm  

Bookmark the ADA's website for national information and resources: www.ada.org/virus

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