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

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

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

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

Sept 1 – COVID-19 FAQ

To CDHM Registrants, See the FAQ document here The Shared Health ‘Return to Work’ phase of dental hygiene practice in the province generated many back to work questions from registrants. Thank-you for reaching out for clarification on many subjects. Answers to your questions were provided based on the most recent evidence available at the time. […] Read More

May 8 – CDHM COVID-19 Interim Infection Prevention Control (IPC)

See the CDHM COVID-19 Interim Infection Prevention Control document here Good Afternoon, These Guidelines have been prepared for your review but please be reminded CDHM strongly recommends dental hygiene services, which are considered non-urgent, remain suspended until further notice. Dental hygienists can be preparing for an eventual return to work by reviewing the attached Interim […] Read More

May 1st – CDHM Registrant Guiding Document for COVID-19 Transition Phase

CDHM Guiding Document May 1st, 2020 On April 29th, the Premier announced their phased in approach to re-establishing services in this province. Manitoba provincial public health authorities have recognized that the province is emerging out of the COVID- 19 Pandemic Phase and into a Transition phase. They outline multiple phases to re-establishing services. Effective May […] Read More

April 29 – CDHM Return to Work Update

Return to Work Update- April 29th, 2020 The premier announced today, “Effective May 4, and at the further direction of their respective regulatory bodies, regulated health professionals, such as dentists, dental hygienists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, optometrists and podiatrists will no longer be limited to providing urgent and emergent care.” In anticipation of the ‘return to work’ for […] Read More

April 24 – CDHM & COVID Updates

Good Afternoon When I reflect back over the past 6 weeks, it is difficult to come to terms with the life-changing impact COVID-19 has had on the lives of so many. CDHM is monitoring the situation closely; we continue to receive advice and direction from Shared Health and the Ministry of Health. The Public Health […] Read More

April 17 – COVID-19 CDHM Update & Information

Good Afternoon Most importantly, I hope that you and your families are staying safe and our new normal is becoming manageable. The following bulletins were issued today from Manitoba Shared Health (); the communication for Regulator Bodies () reminds us that the Public Health Act ‘Order’, communicated by Dr. Roussin, stipulates that no dental procedures […] Read More

March 30 – COVID-19 CDHM Update & Information

Hello Registrants As we continue to work remotely, please be reminded there is no in-person access to the CDHM, MAMRT & College of Paramedics offices. Our phone lines are operational and we continue to respond to emails within 24 hours. Please be reminded it is important to make sure your contact information is up to […] Read More

March 27 – CDHM Update for COVID-19 Pandemic – MUST READ

Good Afternoon  Any registrant, who attended the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, and is demonstrating ANY symptoms of COVID-19, is required to call Health Links at 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 and identify themselves as a healthcare provider who attended the Conference in British Columbia. There are a number of resources available to assist you and your […] Read More

March 23 CDHM COVID-19 Update and CCP Extension

Good Afternoon In the wake of the COVID pandemic, the following information is provided for your review. Directive from Shared Health Relating to Elective and Non-Essential Services for Health Care Providers See the Directive here CDHM Guiding Document See the previously circulated CDHM recommendation to suspend all elective and non-essential dental hygiene services here CCP […] Read More

March 20 – COVID-19 Update

As most of you are probably aware the Manitoba government has declared a state of emergency in this province as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to everyone for working towards social distancing and self-quarantining, both professionally and personally. It is apparent that dental hygienists remain ready and willing to respect the health […] Read More