GET THE LATEST REGARDING COVID-19
Dear Valued IDHA Member,
On behalf of the IDHA, I am writing to share the latest information about where to request PPE supplies--a hot topic right now. We hope that you are all well, staying healthy and sane while back at work!
Click here to read the entirety of President Taulbee's latest letter (5.15.20) to members
re: Requesting PPE Supplies!
5.18.20--FOR IMPORTANT ISDH UPDATE ON APPROVED AND UNAPPROVED MASKS, CLICK HERE!
GOVERNOR HOLCOMB'S COVID-19 "GETTING BACK ON TRACK"
Following are links to the latest documents on getting back on track:
*Face Covering Requirement
*Continuation Stage 4.5
ADHA TASKFORCE REPORT
IFDH 2020 COVID-19 Survey Results
Click here for the survey results!
ADHA Interim Guidance on Returning to Work
Includes Patient Questionnaire and
Readiness to Return to Work
COVID-19 Resource Center for Dental Hygienists
CDC: Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated Guidance for Dental Settings.
Key highlights from CDC
Dental settings have unique characteristics that warrant specific infection control considerations.
Prioritize the most critical dental services and provide care in a way that minimizes harm to patients from delaying care and harm to personnel from potential exposure to COVID-19.
Proactively communicate to both personnel and patients the need for them to stay at home if sick.
Know the steps to take if a patient with COVID-19 symptoms enters your facility.
We founded Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association in 1946 out of a pure passion for our profession. Our goals, ambitions and inspirations have come together to form a truly amazing association that all of us are proud to be a part of.
GOALS OF THE INDIANA DENTAL HYGIENISTS’ ASSOCIATION
Promote membership and participation in the Indiana Dental Hygienists’ Association while providing for a viable financial base.
Achieve self-regulation of dental hygiene education, licensure and practice.
Promote consumer advocacy in oral health care as a part of total health.
Serve as the authoritative resource for the profession of dental hygiene.
To learn more about us, don’t hesitate to reach out - we’d love to hear from you.