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

COVID-19 Publications & Information

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

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 22 COVID-19 Updates to Screening Documents, Algorithms & Fact Sheets

Information and resources are being regularly updated at the links below. Please review and share as appropriate with leadership, sites, physicians and partners in long term care. New & Updated Information by section: Latest Operational Updates: Media bulletin #27 https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/?archive=&item=47160 Resources for Staff and Sites: COVID-19 screening fact sheet https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-screening-fact-sheet.pdf Community testing locations https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-testing-protocols-for-pcps.pdf UPDATED Testing site volume reporting https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-testing-site-data-instructions.pdf UPDATED […] 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

March 19 – COVID-19 Update

March 19th Message for CDHM Registrants We are all now coming to terms with how COVID-19 is, and will be, affecting our lives. CDHM will continue to provide updates that impact the profession of dental hygiene. Daily updates, in the form of concise bulletins from the Ministry are available at the link below. We recommend […] Read More

March 18 – Message to Registrants – CDHM Staff Working Remotely

To CDHM Registrants The CDHM staff will now be providing all essential services by working remotely to help Manitoba minimize the spread of COVID -19, all office functions remain operational. Emails and telephone calls will continue to be answered as normal, but we anticipate an increase in volume. We will return all messages within 24 […] Read More