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Legislative Alert and Update

House Bill 994 (HB 994) has successfully gone through Committee! We still need your help! A full House vote is scheduled for Wednesday June 19 th . Session begins at 11:00 am. Please contact YOUR state Representative in support of HB 994.

PDHA Advocacy

Time is of the essence the Education Committee will be meeting will be held  Monday June 10th.  Review Templates on our websites Advocacy page. I would ask that you email your letters in support of HB 994 to:   The Honorable Curt Sonney at: http://www.repsonney.com/

NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2020 PDHA LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Download Candidate Application and review list of terms, qualifications and some duties of the PDHA officer and positions that will be elected late summer and at this year’s Annual Session to be held November 7-11, 2019.

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: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/findyourlegislator/ 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. 

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.

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