LIDHA and NYDHA are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the actions of government and healthcare entities on a daily basis. We are advocating for our dental hygienists and encourage you to continue showing your support when you are called to action.
NYS issued guidance on the new NY PAUSE executive order that all non-essential businesses statewide must close in-office personnel functions effective Sunday, March 22 at 8 p.m. The guidance defines essential to include “doctors and emergency dental,” among others.
Continue to take action now! ADHA has developed a new advocacy campaign asking Congress to include dental hygienists in any COVID-19 economic relief efforts. Visit the Action Center now to share your personal story with your U.S. Senators and Representatives and urge them to support employees of small businesses during this time of need: