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Dentistry Largely Exempted from New Federal COVID Regulation

Dentistry is largely exempt from new COVID-19 workplace regulations in the latest emergency temporary standard (ETS) for health care settings issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA). In this video update, ADA President Dr. Daniel Klemmedson explains what these new regulations mean for your practice.

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Spanish-Language Patient Vaccine Resources

The COVID-19 Vaccine Patient Communication Toolkit is now available in Spanish. Get fact sheets, FAQ, office signs and more to help educate your patients about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Last updated: June 14, 2021

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UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination Key Facts (PDF)

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Member Toolkit: Talking with Patients About COVID-19 Vaccines (PDF)

COVID-19 Vaccine Training and Education (PDF)

COVID-19 Vaccination Employee Dentist FAQs (PDF)

COVID-19 Vaccination Employer FAQs (PDF)

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