HR Questions Surface in Response to Governor’s Mandatory Self-Quarantine Order
On July 21, 2020, Governor Lamont issued an executive order for mandatory 14-day self-quarantine of travelers arriving from states with high COVID-19 infection rates. The order also requires that all travelers into Connecticut must complete a Travel Health Form to document information regarding the location and duration of their travel.
As many are looking forward to getting away for summer vacations, questions have been raised regarding how this mandatory self-quarantine order will impact dental practices. We have compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions, to help you understand the requirements.
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Online COVID-19 Case Report Form
ADDED OCTOBER 30 -
Providers can now submit a COVID-19 case report online. This is the preferred way to submit COVID-19 case reports.
Submit a COVID-19 Case Report
Protocols to Follow if a Staff or Household Member is COVID-19(+)
Has someone on your staff, or a member of their household, tested positive for COVID-19? This new resource — exclusive to ADA members — guides you through assessing the exposure risks, deciding when a self-quarantine is necessary, strategies for returning to work and protocols to follow in the office.
Access the Guide
Steps to Take if a Patient Reports COVID-19 Exposure After Treatment
A patient that was recently treated in the practice has reported that they or a member of their household has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Click here the access the ADA document with steps on how to manage the health of any team member who may have been exposed.
What to do if Someone on your Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19
You or someone on your staff has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Click here to download the ADA document that provides steps to help ensure the health and safety of others in the practice and to reduce the likelihood of additional transmissions.
For a list of ALL the Executive Orders that Effect the Profession of Dentistry. Click here and view the Legislative Initiative Page
Connecticut Safe Workplace Rules for Essential Employers
The state Department of Economic and Community Development issued new rules April 7 outlining additional protective measures that every workplace in Connecticut deemed essential—and any other business or nonprofit allowed to remain open—must follow. Click here to read more
As a reminder, the ADA has several COVID-19 resources for dentists. They can be found on the ADA Center for Professional Success