On November 6th the College emailed registrants regarding the International Border Testing Pilot Program.
- Clients of dental and dental hygiene practices are required to wait 14 days prior to attending appointments regardless of participation in the pilot.
- Dental hygienists, and all regulated health professionals, are ineligible to participate in the pilot.
Subsequent to this email, the official order, signed by Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health, was released. We draw your attention to Section V. b. which is copied below, confirming the details of our email:
"V. The persons described in paragraph I, shall be prohibited from certain settings within Alberta in accordance with the following restrictions:
b. For 14 days after arriving in Canada, these persons are restricted from entering continuing care, health care and other clinical settings where health care services are provided for the purposes of working, volunteering, or visiting...."
To review the entire order or our November 6th email, click the buttons below.