The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance for health care workers (including dental) on May 8, 2023. The recommendations in this guidance continue to apply after the expiration of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. Click here to read the latest guidance.
If you or a member of your dental team tests positive for COVID-19, click here for isolation and work restriction guidance from the CDC.
Clinical and Safety
CDC: Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Updated May 8, 2023)
CDC: Interim Guidance for Managing Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 (Updated Sept. 23, 2022)
CDC: Recommendations for People with COVID-19 and COVID-19 Close Contacts (Updated May 11, 2023) (Note: This is to be used when advising patients of protocols; dental healthcare personnel should follow this guidance specifically focused on those who work in healthcare settings.)
CDC: CDC DentalCheck mobile app (Dental healthcare personnel can use the mobile application, CDC DentalCheck) to periodically assess practices in their facility and ensure they are meeting the minimum expectations for safe care.)
U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid Office: COVID-19 Emergency Relief and Federal Student Aid
National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – call, text or chat 988
ADA: COVID-19 Mental Health Resources
ADA and NAMI: The Ultimate Workplace Mental Health Toolkit
DHS: Resilient Wisconsin
WDA Coronavirus Update Archive (member login required)