COVID-19

COVID-19 2020-12-09T10:24:43+00:00

Please see the important announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of State which can be found at:  https://www.dos.pa.gov/pages/2020-12-07-waiver-cpr-massage-dentistry.aspx

Pennsylvania Further Extends Temporary Waiver of Certain CPR Rules for State Board of Massage Therapy and State Board of Dentistry

On April 7, 2020, the Department of State issued a waiver temporarily suspending the requirement that licensed massage therapists under the State Board of Massage Therapy maintain active certifications in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). See Department of State Temporarily Waives CPR Rules for Two Additional Professional Licensing Boards. That same waiver also temporarily suspended the requirement that licensed dentists, dental hygienists and expanded function dental assistants under the State Board of Dentistry maintain active certifications in CPR and Basic Life Support (BLS). CPR or BLS certifications that were in effect on March 17, 2020, are currently recognized as remaining valid and in effect until December 31, 2020. – CONTINUE READING

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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

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Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania

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Please contact the Pennsylvania of Department of Health with questions or concerns.
Their website is https://www.health.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx