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News & Information

HCO 1369

We are asking for your support of HCO 1369. This piece of legislation is being put forth by Representative Mindy Fee and Representative Joanna E. McClinton with eleven other co-sponsors regarding the expansion of the PHDHP into school settings to provide screenings. Please locate and contact your Representatives at: and encourage them to join Rep. Fee and Rep. McClinton by becoming a co-sponsor. This is a bi-partisan effort which also has the support of the PDA and the AGD.

Put Your Purple On! 

Have you heard the news? ADHA has partnered with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to bring you the Put Your Purple On! campaign! We’re joining CDHA in observing April as Oral Health Month and celebrating National Dental Hygienists Week April 6-12. 

PDHA Advocacy/Rally Day 2019

The PDHA Advocacy/Rally Day 2019 in Harrisburg has been postponed until September. Please be advised, due to scheduling changes dates discussed for May 21st and June 4th are no longer being considered. Please check back later for further information – new date, time, meeting place.

Erie County health department hits road for dental screenings

Five-year-old patient Alex Miller has pictures of his teeth taken by Karen Omniewski, a public health dental hygiene practitioner with the Erie County Department of Health, during a teledentistry visit in Corry last week.

CPR Recertification

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Northwest Component of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association will be conducting a CPR recertification.

Registering for continuing education courses now will be ONLINE with CE ZOOM

Now is the time to set up your cezoom account profile. By the end of January, there will be three courses hosted by your North East Component – Sector 9

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