August 11, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care professionals to watch for patients who may have signs of monkeypox, including oral lesions, and refer them for testing. It is important to continuing using appropriate personal protective equipment, do surface cleaning and look for signs and symptoms during patient exams.
May 6, 2022
Under the updated COVID-19 exposure guidance, vaccinated and boosted individuals in high-risk settings, which include dental offices, should test immediately after the close contact and then three to five days after the contact with day zero being the date of the contact. The should also isolate for at least five days if the COVID-19 test is positive or if symptoms start.
December 15, 2021
San Francisco offices and gyms where everyone is fully vaxxed will not need to return to masking, after California on Tuesday granted last-minute exemptions from its new, universal face mask rule to some counties. The change "acknowledges the hard work of the people of San Francisco throughout the pandemic,” San Francisco’s Department of Public Health said. Contra Costa and Marin
October 22, 2021
CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines in certain populations. For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 month