COVID-19 RESOURCES

Page Updated July 14 at 9 A.M.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Resources listed at the top are items that are most important and relevant to our current PA oral health situation.

Posted June 3, 2020 - Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel
PA Dept. of Health
Updated June 17, 2020 - Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Posted June 17, 2020 - Best Practices for Infection Control in Dental Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)/DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement
Posted May 12, 2020 - Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in PA
PA State Board of Dentistry
Posted May 1, 2020 - Guidance for Dentistry Workers and Employers
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Posted May 19, 2020 - Guide for Dental Patients During and After COVID-19
PA Coalition for Oral Health/PA Dept. of Health
Report a COVID-19 Related Concern about a Dental Office
PA State Board of Dentistry
Posted July 1, 2020 - Addressing Oral Health Inequities During COVID-19 and Beyond
Community Catalyst
Posted June 30, 2020 - Considerations for K-12 Schools: Readiness and Planning Tool
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Posted June 19, 2020 - A Guide To Dental Visits During The COVID-19 Outbreak
Oral Health Kansas
Posted June 12, 2020 - Medical Assistance Bulletin: PPE
PA Dept. of Human Services
Posted June 7, 2020 - Food and Drug Administration Reissues Emergency Use Authorizations Revising Which Types Of Respirators Can Be Decontaminated For Reuse
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Posted May, 29 2020 - Guidance on Steps to Take if a Patient Reports COVID-19 Exposure After Treatment
American Dental Association (ADA)
Posted May 29, 2020 - Understanding Mask Types
American Dental Association (ADA)
Posted May 20, 2020 - Coronavirus Disease 2019: Resource for Health Departments
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Posted May 20, 2020 - COVID-19 Resources on Vulnerable Populations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Posted May 13, 2020 - Notes from May 13th Meeting with Department of Health
PA Coalition for Oral Health
Posted May 13, 2020 - OSHA Guidance for Dentistry Workers and Employers FAQ
American Dental Association (ADA)
Posted May 12, 2020 - Conducting Respirator Fit Tests and Seal Checks
American Dental Association (ADA)
Updated May 10, 2020 - Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit
American Dental Association
Posted May 6, 2020 - Gov. Wolf Signs Executive Order to Provide Civil Immunity for Health Care Providers
PA Government - Gov. Tom Wolf
Updated April 30, 2020 - ADHA Interim Guidance on Returning to Work
American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)
Posted May 10, 2020 - COVID-19 Testing (Video)
University of Buffalo Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences
Posted May 7, 2020 - Counterfeit Respirators/Misrepresentation of NIOSH-Approval
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Posted May 6, 2020 - FQA Page in response to COVID-19
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Posted April 28, 2020 - COVID-19 Preparedness Tool Kit (Pennsylvania)
Our Neighborhoods (Penn State University)
Posted April 22, 2020 - Five Innovative State Medicaid Approaches to Combat COVID-19
Families USA
Posted April 22, 2020 - Beneficial Business Exchange Program
American Heart Association
Posted April 20, 2020 - Pennsylvania COVID-19 PPE & Supplies Business-2-Business Interchange Directory
PA Dept. of Community and Economic Development
Posted April 18, 2020 - PPE Guidance to Dentists
American Dental Association
Posted April 13, 2020 - Reducing Preventable Dental-Related Hospital Emergency Visits is More Important than Ever
DentaQuest Partnership
Posted April 8, 2020 - Q&A: COVID-19 Transmission and Emergency Care (Video)
American Dental Association
Posted April 5, 2020 - Using Teledentistry to Maintain Services and Contact with Patients During the time of COVID‐19 Physical Distancing
Dr. Paul Glassman
Posted April 1, 2020 - Interim Guidance for Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission
American Dental Association
Posted March 31, 2020 - Preventing COVID-19 Video (Spanish)
Prepared by Dr. Victor Alos from CDC material
Posted March 25, 2020 - PPE Burn Rate Calculator
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Posted March 24, 2020 - State Health Coverage Strategies for COVID-19
Families USA
Posted March 22, 2020 - Continuing Education Restrictions Suspended for Licensed Professionals
PA Dept. of State
Posted March 18, 2020 - Licensed Health Care Practitioners Can Provide Telemedicine
PA Dept. of State
Updated Regularly - Vaccination Guidance During a Pandemic
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Updated Regularly - AAPD Resource Page
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Updated Regularly - ADHA Resource Center
American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)
Updated Regularly - COVID-19 and Special Needs
American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry (AADMD)
Updated Regularly - PA Unemployment COVID-19 FAQs
PA Dept. of Labor & Industry

UPCOMING COVID-19 WEBINARS

COVID-19 and Oral Health Care: Implications for Provider and Public Health Literacy (7/16 with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine)
Rubber Dam Refresher for COVID-19 (7/27 with Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

PREVIOUSLY RECORDED COVID-19 WEBINARS

Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response (Previously Recorded by Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Teledentistry and Access to Dental Care During COVID-19 (Previously Recorded by Community Catalyst)
COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols & Procedures (Previously Recorded by American Dental Association)
CMS COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Updates to Medicare (Previously Recorded by Center for Connected Health Policy )
How is COVID-19 Impacting the Dental Care Sector? (Previously Recorded by American Dental Association)
ADA/OSAP Respiratory Protection in the Era of COVID-19 (Previously Recorded by American Dental Association)
Previously Recorded Webinars from the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement
Previously Recorded Webinars from the American Public Health Association
Previously Recorded Webinars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicad Services