COVID-19 Clinical Guidance

WSDA is committed to keeping ​dentists and their teams informed about the latest clinical guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Please Note: This is a rapidly evolving situation and WSDA will provide updated information and guidance as it becomes available.

NEW May 13, 2021: CDC COVID-19 PPE and Screening FAQ from the ADA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted updated information regarding mask guidance for fully vaccinated people. The information in this ADA FAQ may help you with some questions you, your staff or your patients have. Please remember that CDC guidance should be considered in conjunction with any state or local regulations (please see below regarding Proclamation 20-24.2, still in effect as of May 19, 2021).

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Proclamation 20-24.2 (Still in Effect as of May 19, 2021)

On Nov. 25, Governor Inslee released updates to Proclamation 20-24.2 “Reducing Restrictions on, and Safe Expansion of, Non-Urgent Medical and Dental Procedures.” This revised Proclamation, which has not been revised since May, includes references to updated guidelines and resources that have changed over the last several months.

Proclamation 20-24.2 does not enact any additional restriction or limitation on the delivery of dental care or health care more broadly. Instead, the revised Proclamation updates the requirements health care providers must follow to provide ongoing care based upon new data and resources. In addition, the Governor’s Office is empowering health care providers to self-regulate capacity for care based upon parameters outlined in the proclamation.

A detailed summary of Proclamation 20-24.2 is available for all WSDA members here.

Proclamation Summary & Resources

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