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Below is important information on Healthcare Office COVID-19 Transmission Prevention & Known-Case Reporting Requirements, that your dental office will need to implement. Keep in mind, that the COVID-19 information is very time sensitive, but the links listed below are a great way to get and keep your office on pace for success with prevention and known-case reporting. We will be providing ongoing updates on this weblink as this situation unfolds. DENTAL OFFICE UPDATE:
USA State Plans to rollout COVID Vaccine
CDC Guidance on COVID Vaccination & Healthcare Workers
EUA Fact Sheets: Copies to reference, read & print
How to answer when patients or employees ask: “Have your Employees received the COVID Vaccination?:
ADA: Vaccines in the Dental Workplace: FAQs for Employee Dentists
Federal law prohibits employers and others from requiring vaccination with a Covid-19 vaccine distributed under an EUA.
As the topic of COVID Vaccinations evolves, more uniform & reliable information will immerge to provide us with a more solid answer for interested individuals.
For now, it definitely brings conflicting and controversial interpretations.
Sample: COVID Vaccination Card (Use your State issued card to document-in-file your employee COVID initial vaccination & 3-week booster)
COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the Workplace – OSHA 4103
Respiratory Protection vs. Source Control – What’s the difference?SEPT 8, 2020
Guidance for Dental Settings: AUG 28 2020 – Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
Summary of ADA Guidance During the COVID-19 Crisis – DATED 6 24 2020
Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response
ADA- COVID-19 Dental Regulations by State –Interactive Map
ADA HIPAA: Contact Tracing by Public Health Agencies & HIPAA Disclosure
ADA HIPAA: Providing Names of C-19 (+) Patients to Authorities
ADA TOOL KIT – Return-to-Work Interim Guidance
ADA: Steps to take if an Employee Tests COVID Positive
ADA: Protocols to Follow if Employee or Family Member is COVID (+)
ADA- UNDERSTANDING MASK TYPES:
ADA- Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines:
FDA- Personal Protective Equipment EUAs:
OSHA 3990 (COVID-19 MARCH 2020)
OSHA COVID-REQUIREMENTS: Dentistry Workers and Employers
OSHA COVID-19 Standards
HIPAA- TELEHEALTH REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS WAIVER DURING COVID-19
What to Do if Someone on Your Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19:
Obligation to Record & Report:
We understand that Employers are facing unexpected challenges in relation to COVID-19. While the “common cold/flu” are not expected to be recorded by Employers, OSHA expects that employers identify COVID-19 infection among employees. Employees must self-monitor by monitoring their signs and symptoms: Dry cough, elevating fever, and shortness of breath. Employers can take employee’s temperatures at this juncture. Employers should report any positive cases, hospitalizations or deaths, to OSHA and an Applicable State Agency within a reasonable time frame.
COVID-19 Smart Guidelines for Dental Teams…
FREE COVID-19 PATIENT POSTERS
Download & Print these COVID-19 Posters to use in your Reception Area Entryway.
These are a great way to pre-screen and encourage safe, social distancing. >>Click Here to Download<<
PPE Proper Donning & Doffing Poster
Please contact us should you have the need to update your current OSHA / HIPAA Standards.
We are happy to provide insight & clarification on current requirements.
Be Blessed—Be safe—Be Well!…
The Compliance Coaches
More Resources (click on the images below to download and print)
OSHA REQUIREMENT TO RECORD & REPORT EMPLOYEE INCIDENCE OF COVID-19(+) CASES: