June 14 – CDHM AGM: Save the Date for October 21, 2021

The CDHM virtual AGM is set for Thursday evening, October 21st. We are very excited to welcome Eva Grayzel, an oral cancer survivor and storyteller, to share her story and journey through oral cancer recovery. An RSVP is required to attend, please visit the CDHM website to register. How to register:  • log in to your […] Read More

Apr 20 – “Interim IPC Guideline” Document Update

See the April 20 , 2021 “Interim IPC Guideline” here Good Afternoon  In the new COVID environment, that includes variants of concern with increased transmissibility, it is appropriate to re-focus on IPC best practices as outlined in the CDHM Interim IPC Guideline. In an attempt to keep you informed and abreast of the emerging science […] Read More

Apr 7 – Reminders of Upcoming Deadlines

A reminder of some upcoming deadlines for registrants: 1. The Continuing Competency requirement is due April 30. 2. The Ethics & Jurisprudence module is due June 1. Please contact the college with any questions about these events!

Mar 15 – Call for Term Appointment to CDHM Council

Good Afternoon, A Registered Dental Hygienist is needed to fill one (1) term appointment on the CDHM Council, spanning from the appointment date until the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) this October, 2021. The individual would be eligible for election to Council at the 2021 AGM. Council encourages registrants from all areas of Manitoba to […] Read More

Mar 15 – CDHM/MDHA ‘Mix’ Event, April 7, 2021

CDHM and MDHA are bringing you another ‘Mix’ event on April 7th at 7pm. Our guest speaker will be Ela Partyka who will be presenting on Stress and your Mental Health. This is a PAR event and is open to all CDHM registrants. Greetings and updates will be given by the CDHM, MDHA and CDHA. […] Read More

Mar 10 – ‘Registration’ for Immunizer Required by March 17, 2021

Shared Health has notified CDHM they are enacting the recent Order to include dental hygienists as COVID-19 immunizers. They are working to mobilize a broader workforce to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccines to all eligible Manitobans in the coming weeks. Shared Health has asked us to remind registrants to ensure their regular contributions to […] Read More

Feb 11 – COVID-19: A Report from the Office of the Chief Dental Officer of Canada; Exposure Assessment Tool from Manitoba Health; and Shared Health Out of Province Referral Protocols

See the important COVID-19 resources below: Evidence to support safe return to clinical practice by oral health professionals in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic: A report prepared for the Office of the Chief Dental Officer of Canada Public Health COVID-19 Exposure Assessment Tool from Manitoba Health Out-of-Province (Neighbouring Province/Territory) Referrals and Patient Precautions During Period […] Read More

Jan 18 – Registrant Information & Updates

For your review, here are some CDHM updates from the Jan 15, 2021 email to registrants. Good Afternoon, Please note the following items of importance 1. I have been in continual dialogue with the Ministry requesting dental hygienists, with the local anesthetic module, be included in the vaccination Order. We have been contacted regarding an […] Read More

Jan 11 – Important Information from Shared Health

Shared Health has a number of new documents which are of interest, including information on half-mask respirators and expectations around aerosol generating procedures (item #2 below), specifically pages 1-3: 1. Shared Health COVID-19 Guidance on the Reuse of Elastomeric (Half Mask) Respirators 2. Shared Health COVID-19 Provincial Guidance for Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures (AGMPs) 3. […] Read More

Dec 8 – CDHM News: Winter 2020

See the Winter CDHM News here The College believes it is important to communicate with registrants and provide various platforms for timely information. We connect with you by various means, registrant mailouts on specific topics, our website, Facebook, Twitter and the CDHM News. Today, is attached the Winter CDHM News, an effort to provide you […] Read More

Nov 20 – Important Reminders from the CDHM Office

This is always a busy time of year for all, and this year, with the extra challenges related to COVID, is proving to be more demanding.In order to keep you up to date we have a few reminders for your review: 1. If you were thinking about applying for a Board of Assessor position or […] Read More

Nov 18 – Revised Interim IPC Guidance Document, effective November 16, 2020

See the November 16, 2020 Revised Interim IPC Guidance Document here In response to new information published by Manitoba Public Health, updates to the IPC Guidance document are highlighted in red. If you have any questions about the additions, I can be reached at the College office. In health, Arlynn Brodie MHS, RDHRegistrar, Executive Director

Nov 4 – COVID 19 – Pandemic Response System; Changes in Levels

On November 2nd Public Health Manitoba adjusted the response levels in the regions of our province. The Winnipeg Metropolitan Region moved to the Critical level (red), the Southern Health-Santé Sud, Prairie Mountain Health and Interlake-Eastern health regions moved to the Restricted level (orange) and the Northern health region remains at the Restricted level (orange). The […] Read More

Nov 2 – Registration Renewal is Now Open

See the PAD Sign Up Instructions here Registration renewal opens November 2nd, 2020 and closes December 31st, 2020. A few reminders for 2021 Registration: 1. NEW this year is the ability to pay your registration fee by debit (EFT).  Log-into your registrant account at, go to the side bar menu and click on Sign up […] Read More

Oct 26 – CDHM Committee Members Needed

See the job posting for the Board of Assessors here See the job posting for the Continuing Competency Committee here At our recent AGM, we acknowledged the work of a number of CDHM committee members, this has resulted in vacancies on the Board of Assessors (BOA) and the Continuing Competency Committee. Please see the attached […] Read More

Oct 20 – AGM Guest Speaker – Mental Health Resources

From AGM guest speaker, Ela Partyka, MSW, RSW, MBA (c), Program Director for Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba and Winnipeg, please find additional information, links, and important mental health resources below: HUB  Bounce Back Youth Services including Futures Forward Well-being Learning Centre Return to Work Psychological tool kit Covid-19 resources START suicide prevention training Winnipeg […] Read More