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

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