See the attached Shared Health Memo and Guide regarding the updated COVID-19 Return-to-Work Procedures Shared Health Memo – Changes to Return to Work Guidance/Testing Shared Health Screening Guide – Health-Care Worker COVID-19 Return to Work Screening Guide
Shared Health has updated their Guidelines, see link: Full guidance for health-care worker return to work/testing. If you have any questions, please reach out to the College office. In health, ArlynnRegistrar, Executive DirectorCDHM
The COVID-19 Omicron Variant has resulted in significant community spread. Shared Health has responded by updating a number of their Public Health Guidelines. The following (3) documents are of particular relevance. Please review and contact the College office if you have any questions. 1. Fully vaccinated individuals who have had infection with the COVID-19 virus (tested […] Read More
Review the latest (Nov 18, 2021) update for COVID-19 Provincial Guidance for Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures (AGMPs)
Up-to-date information is available at the following locations: Information for the Public Information for Health Care Providers, Physicians & Staff Follow Shared Health Manitoba on Social Media: Twitter Facebook Instagram
See the Province of Manitoba News Release See the Province of Manitoba website for up-to-date information on Third Does Eligibility
See the August 31, 2021 Shared Health Memo regarding Dasheng N95 Respirator Update here
See the Shared Health/Manitoba Health “Mandatory Vaccine FAQ” here
For your Information: Please review the Government of Manitoba’s, Emergency Measures Act, March 15, 2021, Vaccination Eligibility Verification Order, here:
Good Afternoon Today Manitoba Health updated the current eligibility criteria for receiving the COVID-19 vaccination and it now includes healthcare workers in dental offices who have direct contact with patients. Health-care workers who meet at least one of the following criteria and have direct contact with patients are eligible: work in acute care facilities; emergency […] Read More
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
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
See the Dec 2 Revised Interim IPC Guideline here See additional resources and evidence for pre-procedural rinse here and here Pre-Procedural Rinsing As we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to be aware of emerging research and science which may have implications on dental hygiene practice. At the onset of the pandemic, the […] Read More
See the study here
See the link here for up-to-date information from the province for health-care providers.
See the August 19th Manitoba Health Guiding document here
Please find below the link to a “just released” document entitled: 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. See the document here
See the latest update from Shared Health here (). Note the modifications to public health orders in effect in Manitoba as of May 22, and an update on Manitoba’s health sector response.
IMPORTANT: See the May 14, 2020 Shared Health COVID-19 Guidance on the Removal, Storage and Extended Wear of Medical Face Masks in Green Zones here () Please also see the previously posted (May 5, 2020) Shared Health COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment Supply Management and Stewardship Planning and Guidance Framework here () (updated May 7, 2020) […] Read More
Read the memo here It includes links to the May 1 message from Lanette Siragusa and Dr. Perry Grey, a link to the ‘Guidance for Reopening Clinics’ memo, a link for ‘Resources for Healthcare Providers’, and a link to the ‘Provincial PPE Framework Guidance’ document.
See the Shared Health memo to All Health Care Workers here
Read the Premier’s Announcement here
See the Bulletin here
See the publication from the National Health Service (UK) – “COVID-19 guidance and standard operating procedure: Urgent dental care systems in the context of coronavirus” here. See the publication from the American Dental Association – “Interim Mask and Face shield Guidelines” here . See the April 15/2020 Cochrane Systematic Review – “Personal protective equipment for […] Read More
Click here to view the resource from ‘Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’, specifically for Healthcare Providers in Dental Settings.