Information on COVID-19
Updated December 11, 2020

The current situation with COVID-19 is changing continuously. BCDHA will continue to support members with timely and relevant information as the situation progresses Please contact us if you have questions or concerns at or 604-415-4559.


The BCDHA Return to Work Committee has developed this guide – Navigating Your Return to Work, to provide guidance for dental hygienists who are making decisions about the provision of care and ensuring the safety of clients, the community, and the oral healthcare team.

View the guide here.

Updated September 23, 2020

New Guide for Dental Hygienists
This document has been developed to guide dental hygienists in a clinical practice setting to minimize the risk of occupational exposure to blood and body fluids and to provide instruction on the appropriate follow-up if exposure occurs.

View the guide here.


Do you have concerns about your office’s compliance?

WorkSafeBC will accept anonymous inquiries or complaints (they will allow you to report anonymously). WorkSafeBC will ask for a phone number in case additional information is required. Your name will not be shared with your employer, and your employer will not know if the inquiry was made by an employee or member of the public.

Call WorkSafeBC from Monday to Friday between 8:05 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 604.276.3100 (Lower Mainland)
Toll-free: 1.888.621.7233 (1.888.621.SAFE) (Canada)

Additional Resources

B.C. government COVID-19 support app and Self-Assessment Tool

CDHA – COVID-19 Information For Dental Hygienists

Government of Canada COVID-19 Information

‘Can I know if I have coronavirus without being tested?’ And more coronavirus questions answered by André Picard

To support you in maintaining and improving your competence in coronavirus-related issues and evidence-based practice, CDHA has created this page to free, credible, continuing quality improvement activities during the pandemic.

New learning opportunities will be added as they become available so check back often.