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Coronavirus – Updates and information for dental hygienists

January 28, 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.

February 25 Update | FR
Professional liability coverage, variants, vaccine rollouts, toolkit, trackers and more. Read more

January 28 Update | FR
Full results on vaccine poll, vaccine resources, indoor ventilation, ICMRA statement and more. Read more

January 14 Update | FR
Results on vaccine poll, vaccine resources, essential service classification, priority access to vaccine. Read more

December 17 Update | FR
New CDHA Essential statement, advocating for vaccine priority, updated guidelines on aerosol transmission, and Public Health Agency of Canada webinar: Recommendations of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Read more

December 3 Update | FR
Pre-procedural rinse research plus CDHA's latest advocacy efforts. 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