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DQAC Infection Control Conference Call

The Washington State Dental Quality Assurance Commission will hold their next Infection Control Committee conference call on Friday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m.

The committee is considering modifying the current rules on Infection Control and Prevention in Dental Settings to incorporate new language regarding topics such as water quality testing, water delivery system testing, spore tests, and biofilm levels. The committee is also considering adopting the CDC’s Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings and CDC’s Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings. 

Click here to review the CDC guidelines and summary as well as the proposed draft rules to be discussed during the meeting. 

Please email Jennifer Santiago at jennifer.santiago@doh.wa.gov by May 15 with any comments regarding the proposed draft rules. If you would like to join the meeting by phone, please contact Jennifer Santiago by email for the approved call-in number. Phone lines are limited.

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