The update on April 27, 2020, affects source control for patients and health screenings for staff before shifts.
As dental practices begin to see more patients amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its reopening guidance for dental settings. The change affects source controls for patients entering dental settings and health screenings for employees prior to shifts.
Below are links to the general and dental-specific guidances.
- Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes