The Fourth District Dental Society is a component of the New York State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. It comprises the eleven counties of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington.


Guidance for Positive Test Results for Patients

A patient that was recently treated in the practice has reported that they or a member of their household has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Follow the below steps to help manage the health of any team members who may have been exposed to that patient:

1)  Contact your local County Department of Health office OR the NYSDOH COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-364-3065.

2)  Identify each staff member in contact with patient and determine level of risk.

3)  Review NYS Department of Health Guidance.

Section III, A; Screening and Testing (page 8)

Section III, B; Tracing and Tracking (page 10)

4)  Review NYS Guidance for Hygiene, Cleaning and Disinfection for COVID-19.

Section II, B; Hygiene Cleaning and Disinfection (page 7)












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