To assist dental hygienists with the many unanswered questions about how to safely return to work, and the need for and availability of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), I announced the creation of the ADHA Task Force on Return to Work last week. I wanted you to be among the first to know that the Task Force has developed ADHA Interim Guidance on Return to Work and we are proudly sharing the Interim Guidance with you now. We have heard from many state leaders asking for assistance in answering questions from dental hygienists in your states.

The Interim Guidance document provides evidence-based guidance for dental hygienists on returning to work. The document will be continually updated and is intended to be a living resource for the profession.