When dental practices return to more standard care, they’ll have to do so while mitigating the spread of the virus. The ADA’s Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines are available to help them prioritize the safety of patients, dentists and staff as long as COVID-19 infection remains a risk.
Healthcare facilities and hospitals permitted to resume elective procedures are advised to take steps that ensure patient safety and mitigate risks related to COVID-19.
New York Public Health Law Provides Immunity for Facilities and Professionals Responding to COVID-19
New York has enacted the Emergency Disaster Treatment Protection Act, a new statute in the Public Health Law that provides healthcare facilities and professionals immunity from civil or criminal liability when delivering care related to COVID-19.
Cuomo Executive Order Extends the Suspension and Modifications of Healthcare Regulations during COVID-19 Pandemic
A new Executive Order issued by New York Governor Cuomo continues certain healthcare and malpractice liability directives outlined in previous Executive Orders that address the COVID-19 pandemic.