June 1, 2020 | Issue 54
"I Got a PPP Loan, Now What?" Part 2 Coming Friday
CDC Webinar on Updated Guidance for Dental Offices
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) is presenting a webinar on Wednesday, June 3 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM to discuss its updated guidance for dental care during the pandemic. During the one-hour Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response event , CDC experts will provide an overview of the interim guidance for dental settings. This includes the agency’s recommendations for resuming nonemergency dental care during COVID-19, as well as strategies for dental healthcare facilities to optimize personal protective equipment. This webinar will be broadcast via Zoom and Facebook Live on the COCA Facebook page .

As a reminder, all Iowa dental offices are required to adhere to the Iowa Dental Board's Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice , as required through the Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency . Adherence to these Guidelines is currently required through 11:59 PM on June 25, 2020.
New Dentist Virtual Townhall
The IDA New Dentist Committee is hosting a members-only virtual townhall on Monday, June 8 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. This virtual townhall is an opportunity to ask questions of the IDA leadership and your peers regarding practice management, effects of COVID-19, etc. IDA Immediate Past President Dr. Ryan Stuntz will be moderating the townhall, and Drs. Sara Stuefen, Derek Peek, and Amy Geis have volunteered to act as panelists to assist in responding to questions. 
Governor Changes COVID-19 Press Conference Schedule
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced beginning this week she will be holding COVID-19 press conferences on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM. These press conferences may be viewed on Facebook or on local news channels. For the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Iowa, visit coronavirus.iowa.gov .