COVID-19 Resource Center

The Kansas Dental Association (KDA) has compiled a variety of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) resources for our members as we closely follow information from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), American Dental Association (ADA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among others. 

KDA Office Under "Safe-At-Home" Order

On Tuesday, March 24, the Shawnee County Health Officer issued a 30-day safe-at-home order, which took effect on Thursday, March 26. As such, all KDA staff has transitioned to working remotely to comply with the order and continue to meet KDA members’ needs.
 
Please rest assured that the KDA staff has remained diligent by monitoring information from the Governor's office, KDHE, ADA, CDC, Department of Labor, and other state and national government agencies. The latest updates will continue to reach members as quickly as possible via email, social media, and on the KDA COVID-19 Resource Center. Please have patience while we become accustomed to the new situation. 

Dental Practice Resources and Recommendations

  • *NEW* Important Labor Law Change Effective April 1; Exemptions for Small Businesses
  • *NEW* ADA Urges Dentists to Heed April 30 Interim Postponement Recommendation
  • *NEW* ADA Releases Interim Guidance To Help Dentists Minimize COVID-19 Transmission Risk When Treating Dental Emergencies
  • KDA COVID-19 Dental Practice FAQs
  • CARES Act Small Business Loan FAQs
  • KDHE Extends “Emergency Treatment Only” Recommendation Until April 17
  • Governor Kelly Issues Statewide Stay-At-Home Order
  • Emergency vs. Non Emergency Dental Procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Protocol for Dental Office Closing
  • National Legislation and Recommendations on COVID-19
  • ADA COVID-19 FAQs

   
Wellness Resources: Handling Stress During a Pandemic

The uncertainty of the times, coupled with the stressors of managing a family and owning a practice amid precarious circumstances, can affect your mental health. Here are some resources to help you stay well.

  • Stressed Out? The KDA Wellness Program is Here to Help
  • Stress: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly [Webinar]
  • Mindfulness Techniques May Help You Reduce Stress [Videos]
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Managing Stress and Anxiety
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness: COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Managing COVID-19 Anxiety
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

   
Correspondence (April 2020)

Below you will find information emailed to members from the Kansas Dental Association, in order by date. 

   
Correspondence (March 2020)

Below you will find information emailed to members from the Kansas Dental Association, in order by date. 

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