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Key Components of COVID-19 Prevention

In these uncertain times, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene is dedicated to keeping you up to date on COVID-19 and best practices for ensuring the health and safety of both patients and practitioners.

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Protecting Public Health

In light of declining vaccination rates, oral health professionals need to be knowledgeable about current vaccine recommendations so they can best advise their patients and support public health.

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Additional Resources

American Dental Hygienists’ Association: COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 updates for dental hygienists.

American Dental Association: Guidance on Dental Emergencies

The ADA has developed guidance on dental emergencies, and nonemergency care.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19

The latest in COVID-19 guidelines, and public health information.

National Institutes of Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A resource for the latest research on COVID-19.

World Health Organization: Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

The latest updates on the pandemic, including how to protect yourself, travel advice and guidance.

Johns Hopkins University: Coronavirus Global Cases

A go-to resource for the latest on COVID-19 cases by country.

Journal of Dental Research: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine.

Career One Stop: Unemployment Benefits by State

Learn more about your state’s unemployment benefits, and how to apply.

US Department of Labor

A guide on how to apply for unemployment benefits.

US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration

Find out more about your state employment insurance benefits.

National Institutes of Health: COVID-19 Literature 

Scientific papers on coronavirus for researchers, health care providers.

ProEdge: Dental Care During COVID-19

State by state recommendations on dental care.

Federation of State Medical Boards

Resources to inform and assist state boards and the public.

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief

Information on delaying tax filing from the internal revenue service.

Unemployment Help from the Federal US Government

Information on how to apply for unemployment benefits, workers’ compensation, welfare or temporary assistance.

Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents

Information about what to do if your financial situation and ability to make payments on your student loans has been impacted by COVID-19.

Financial Advice from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ways to protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus.