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Coronavirus – Updates and information for dental hygienists

December 23, 2021

Updates and information for dental hygienists

CDHA is actively reviewing and assessing relevant information for dental hygienists related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus infection. Check back for additional information as the situation evolves.

December 23 Update | FR
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Coronavirus Variants Rapid Response Network, Government of Canada COVID-19 Daily Epidemiology Update & more. Read more

December 9 Update | FR
New research on aerosols and spatter from ultrasonic scalers, Updated recommendation on COVID-19 vaccines for ages 12 and up & more. Read more

November 25 Update | FR
NACI’s statement on COVID-19 vaccination in children & Webinar on the ethics of mandatory vaccinations. Read more

November 11 Update | FR
NACI Interim guidance on booster COVID-19 vaccine doses in Canada, Incidence of COVID-19 among Canadian dentists. Read more

Outbreak update
Refer to the Government of Canada for the latest on the current situation and the risk to Canadians.

Guidance for health professionals
Refer to the Government of Canada’s updates on what health professionals need to know about coronaviruses, the spectrum of illness, transmission, detection and reporting, infection prevention and control, and treatment. Health professionals in Canada have a critical role to play in identifying, reporting and managing potential cases of novel coronavirus infection.

World Health Organization – Coronavirus

Provincial or territorial resources

Additional information about the evolving situation may be found on your province’s or territory’s government website.

Contacting the manufacturers for the equipment used in your practice may also provide product advice that may assist.

Contact CDHA Dental Hygiene Practice:
alerts@cdha.ca