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BC Dentist dies after attending dental conference: posted March 24

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B.C. dentist dies after attending dental conference with COVID-19 outbreak BY SIMON LITTLE GLOBAL NEWS Posted March 23, 2020 9:40 pm Updated March 23, 2020 10:40 pm Dr. Denis Vincent died over the weekend, Global News has learned. . Rumina Daya / Global News A B.C. dentist who attended a Vancouver dental conference at the centre of a novel coronavirus outbreak in the city has died of suspected COVID-19 complications,… Read More »BC Dentist dies after attending dental conference: posted March 24

Public Health Update as of March 23rd 5:30 PM

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Skip to main content Search français  MENU  Home  Health and wellness The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Learn how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Find out how to protect yourself and how to recognize symptoms. Take a self-assessment Get information in other languages Contact your primary care provider or Telehealth Ontario at  1-866-797-0000 if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019… Read More »Public Health Update as of March 23rd 5:30 PM

Update RCDSO March 23 2020

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College update March 23 March 23, 2020 The College strongly recommends all non-essential and elective dental services are suspended immediately. Emergency treatment should continue. What is a “true emergency situation”? In dentistry, a “true emergency situation” includes oral-facial trauma, significant infection, prolonged bleeding or pain which cannot be managed by over-the-counter medications. How should emergency cases be managed? Considering the current pandemic situation, the College is UPDATING its guidance regarding the… Read More »Update RCDSO March 23 2020

March 19th- Protecting Health Care Workers

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March 19, 2020 Re: Managing Health Worker Illness and Return to Work COVID-19 Ontarians rely on our health system everyday to stay healthy and sustain life – this is true now more then ever. As we continue to implement enhanced public health measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario, it is vital that health services, and the workers who contribute to these areas, continue to provide care to… Read More »March 19th- Protecting Health Care Workers

Ramping down elective surgeries and other non-emergent clinical activity

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Ontario Hospitals Asked to Take a Planned Approach to Ramping Down Elective Surgeries Actions aimed at preserving capacity as cases of COVID-19 continue to grow March 15, 2020 5:59 P.M. TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, released the following statement on elective surgeries and other non-emergent clinical activity: “Since we first learned of COVID-19, Ontario has been diligently monitoring and taking decisive action to contain… Read More »Ramping down elective surgeries and other non-emergent clinical activity

March 19 2020: The need to ramp down elective surgeries and non-emergent activities in order to preserve system capacity to deal effectively with COVID-19;

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Requirements for Health Care Providers (Regulated Health Professionals or Persons who operate a Group Practice of Regulated Health Professionals) The following steps are required immediately:  1. All non-essential and elective services should be ceased or reduced to minimal levels, subject to allowable exceptions, until further notice. Allowable exceptions can be made for time sensitive circumstances to avert or avoid negative patient outcomes or to avert or avoid a situation that… Read More »March 19 2020: The need to ramp down elective surgeries and non-emergent activities in order to preserve system capacity to deal effectively with COVID-19;

RCDSO March 23: “Aerosol generating procedures need fitted N95 Masks”

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College update March 23 March 23, 2020 The College strongly recommends all non-essential and elective dental services are suspended immediately. Emergency treatment should continue. What is a “true emergency situation”? In dentistry, a “true emergency situation” includes oral-facial trauma, significant infection, prolonged bleeding or pain which cannot be managed by over-the-counter medications. How should emergency cases be managed? Considering the current pandemic situation, the College is UPDATING its guidance regarding the… Read More »RCDSO March 23: “Aerosol generating procedures need fitted N95 Masks”