Return to Work for Dental Hygienists in BC

BCDHA/BCDA Returning to Work Forum

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The BC Dental Hygienists’ Association (BCDHA) and BC Dental Association (BCDA) co-hosted a webinar for dentists and dental hygienists to answer questions on Phase 2 of transitioning to expanded services.

This event was recorded, and can be viewed here.

COVID-19 Update: Expert Q&A with Public Health, Epidemiology, and Lab Perspectives

This Q&A was held May 26, 2020 and is now available for viewing along with presentation slides and resource links.

List of FAQs re: Return to Work Guidelines Updated May 20, 2020 4:00 pm


Frequently Asked Questions – Employment Insurance, Canadian Emergency Response Benefit and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Updated April 27, 2020 11:00 am


Frequently Asked Questions – Financial Assistance Updated April 27, 2020 11:00 am


Frequently Asked Questions – Business Assistance for IDHP due to COVID-19 Updated May 21, 2020 4:00 pm


Frequently Asked Questions – Suspension of Oral Health Services in BC
Updated March 19, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions – Self Isolation, Social/Physical Distancing and Isolation Updated March 23, 2020-Updated 1:35pm

NOTE: If you are returning to B.C. from outside Canada, you MUST also self-isolate for 14 days.

COVID-19: Important Update from the Provincial Health Officer
March 23, 2020

BCDHA information on mask shortages

IF you have additional supplies in your office that you are willing to donate to front-line health care workers, here’s the info you need!

BCDA Media Release:

Dental Offices Not Open for Full Services May 19.

The World Health Organization has released this document on – Addressing Human Rights as Key to the COVID-19 Response.