As a healthcare professional, it is important that you stay informed of the latest developments in the battle against the spread of COVID-19. As leading experts in infection control, Medicom is pleased to help you stay abreast of the latest resources from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Health Canada, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other sources.

In addition, Medicom is supporting you by publishing various blogs related to the coronavirus. Visit the MedicomBlog.com for the latest posts.

PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCE

American Dental Association (ADA)

ADA Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit
ADA COVID-19 State Mandates and Recommendations
ADA Interim Guidance as Dentists Consider Re-Opening Practices
ADA Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines
ADA Coronavirus Resource Center for Dentists
ADA Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions
ADA What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

CDA COVID-19 Update, week ending May 29, 2020
CDA COVID-19 Update, week ending May 22, 2020

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings
Framework for Healthcare Systems Providing Non-COVID-19 Clinical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Information for Healthcare Professionals
CDC Developing Guidance Regarding Responding to COVID-19 in Dental Settings
CDC UPDATE Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response
CDC Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
CDC Phone Numbers for Local and State Health Departments (If you suspect a patient is infected with COVID-19, healthcare professionals in the US should immediately notify infection control personnel at your facility and contact your local or state health department)
CDC Oral Health Infection Prevention and Control in Dental Settings
CDC COVID-19 Resources for Business and Employers

Health Canada

Infection prevention and control for COVID-19: Interim guidance for outpatient and ambulatory care settings
COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance for the Health Care Sector
Routine practices and additional precautions for preventing the transmission of infection in healthcare settings

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)

OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Practitioners
OSHA COVID-19
OSHA COVID-19 Control and Prevention/Dentistry Workers and Employers
OSHA Discretion in Enforcement when Considering an Employer’s Good Faith Efforts
OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
OSHA Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus Disease Outbreak – Latest Updates

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