Up-to-date local, provincial, and federal healthcare guidelines
By: Hiossen Implant Canada Inc.
Hiossen Implant Canada stands together with all of Canada and the world to ensure we get through these challenging times safely. As cases of COVID-19 see a sharp rise in Canada, it is important for all dental professionals to stay up-to-date guidelines to ensure that staff and patients are safe. That is why we have navigated through local, provincial, and federal healthcare to bring you the highlights of the updated news you might need. Get comfortable and ready to up-to-date with Hiossen.
Canadian Dental Association: The CDA COVID-19 Response Team works diligently on a range of fronts to help minimize and mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 on the dental profession. That is why, each week, CDA communicates regular updates about its efforts in-progress. View CDA’s weekly updates here.
Health Canada: Want to join the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19? This is your website. The Canadian Government has launched an app called COVID Alert. It is Canada’s free exposure notification app. It helps break the cycle of infection. The app lets people know of possible exposures before any symptoms appear. To know more about this app, click here. If you want to keep updated through email, you may sign-up here to receive updates from the Government of Canada about Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Alberta Health Services have developed a COVID-19 status map for Albertan’s to learn about the regional relaunch status in your area. Sign-up to be notified if there is a change in your area. To read more, click here
On August 18, BC Dental Association (BCDA) dentists and certified dental specialists received updated guidance from the Provincial Health Officer. However, if you want to keep in track with BC guidelines, bookmark this page to your browser.
Even though the CDSBC (College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia) office is temporarily closed, they are working to provide essential services and updates to their users. Keep tuned-in to their COVID-19 landing page here.
COVID-19 is still a threat across Manitoba, however, transmission levels are low. The Chief Provincial Public Health Officer has set the response level to yellow, that is why dental professionals must be updated. Find daily updates from MDA (Manitoba Dental Association) here.
Aside from the NBDS COVID-19 operational plan, New Brunswick Dental Society brings a bulletin newsletter that you can’t miss. Find articles such as ARE WE PREPARED FOR A SECOND WAVE? by Paul Blanchard, Executive Director NBDS. Read more interesting articles here.
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Board and Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association are working hard to keep practitioners updated with information like Frequently Asked Questions for Dentists or the latest news.
Here is the best place for keeping you informed on what’s happening in the practice of dentistry in Nova Scotia and the activities of the Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dentists are back, that is why the ODA keeps an up-to-date website to ensure that offices and dental practitioners meet safety requirements. Also, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario keep current news such as the last new advice from PIDAC – the Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee – on the treatment of patients when performing aerosol-generating procedures. To read more click here .
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
For potential changes and infection control procedures in Prince Edward Island, the best sources of information are the Dental Council of Prince Edward Island and the Dental Association of Prince Edward Island.
Although there is not too much information from Ordre des dentistes du Québec or Quebec Dental Surgeons Association. You may want to stay up-to-date with the latest news and not miss any of the association’s communications. Visit them here.
The College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS). has an extensive list of COVID-19 alerts to keep members up-to-date with regular communications. To learn more, click here.