Gov. Polis Signs Executive Order: Extends Suspension of Elective/Non-Essential Procedures

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Last night, Gov. Polis signed an executive order extending the state’s stay at home mandate. Gov. Polis also extended the temporary suspension of elective and non-essential surgeries and procedures to preserve PPE. These executive orders are in effect through April 26 at the earliest.*  This order continues to restrict all voluntary or elective surgeries or  procedures, whether medical, dental, or veterinary. A voluntary or …

CDA COVID-19 Letter to Gov. Polis

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March 30, 2020 Good afternoon Governor Polis, On behalf of more than 3,500 members of the Colorado Dental Association (CDA), we commend you on your decision to postpone all elective surgeries and issue a Stay at Home order to slow further spread of COVID-19. At this uncertain and troubling time in our history it is paramount that we have strong …

What is a Dental Emergency? Guidance and Best Practices

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What is a Dental Emergency?   This guidance may change as the COVID-19 pandemic progresses. Dentists should use their professional judgment in determining a patient’s need for urgent or emergency care.   On March 19, Gov. Polis issued an executive order to limit all treatment to emergency care to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and conserve PPE. An executive order has the …

Gov. Polis Signs Executive Order: Elective/Non-Essential Procedures Temporarily Suspended

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This afternoon, Gov. Polis signed an executive order temporarily suspending elective and non-essential surgeries and procedures to preserve important medical equipment, like personal protective equipment and ventilators, needed to combat COVID-19. The executive order is in effect from March 23 to April 14, with the exception of rural and critical access hospitals. This includes all voluntary or elective surgeries or procedures, …

Cybercriminals Leveraging National Crisis to Target Businesses

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by Black Talon Security   Cybercriminals are now leveraging our national crisis to target businesses of all sizes by launching cyberattacks and phishing campaigns in order to exploit us at a potential time of weakness. There have been warnings issued by government agencies related to cybercriminals targeting businesses that are turning on remote access to their systems in order to …

CDA/ADA Issues Recommendation to Postpone Non-Essential Treatment

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by Jeff Kahl, D.D.S. President, Colorado Dental Association As the information and science around COVID-19 continues to evolve, the CDA has maintained an ongoing dialogue with the American Dental Association (ADA), Colorado governor’s office and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). We want to ensure that we are making the best decisions with the information and science available in …

COVID-19 Guidance for Your Practice

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During a time where everyone is on high alert, we are faced with the challenge of how to best manage our practices despite universal precautions and OSHA protocols already in place. The CDA has ongoing communication with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), as well as the governor’s office to be sure that our response to this …

CDA Implements CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

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March 10, 2020 The CDA has implemented the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers and will continue to update its policy based on CDC recommendations. The CDA is taking COVID-19 seriously and will follow the CDC’s protocols for appropriately managing sick employees, routine cleaning of the office, and employee business and personal travel. Additionally, …

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Quick Link Resources: List of Oral Surgeons Providing Urgent or Emergency Care List of Endodontists Providing Urgent or Emergency Care ADA Interim Postponement Recommendation Statement Summary of ADA COVID-19 Interim Guidance ADA Interim Guidance for Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission Flowcharts for Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission COVID-19 Coding and Billing Interim Guidance CO Department of Public Health and Environment …

Quarter 1 Member Update

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Check out what the CDA is doing for YOU this quarter. Get up to speed on our newest endorsed company for revenue cycle and practice management, wellness options for your practice, cyber security for your protection and lots of advocacy action at the capitol that will impact the dental profession.