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ADA Releases Interim Guidelines for PPE

The ADA has released recommendations for use of the highest level of PPE available when treating patients to reduce the risk of exposure. These are recommendations and doctors are also advised to use professional judgment related to treatment provided and the patient’s risk factors. Considering that patients who are asymptomatic may still be COVID-19 infectious, […]

ADA Releases Interim Guidance for Emergency & Urgent Dental Care

The American Dental Association has released interim guidance for dentists on how to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission before, during and after treating dental emergencies. The ADA Interim Guidance for Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission covers dentist and dental team preparation; screening for COVID-19 status and triaging for dental treatment; instructions for patient arrival; infection […]

NEW COVID-19 NJ Testing Sites Open 3/31

UPDATE – as of March 31, 2020. See earlier post for all sites open in NJ.  Three more county-sponsored sites either have or are preparing to open across NJ in Camden County, Middlesex County NJ, and Ocean County. Middlesex County, working with New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, is opening a drive-through site for county residents […]

Live Webinar: COVID-19 CARES Act Tuesday 3/31

  Friends & Colleagues, You are invited and strongly encouraged to join us for a complimentary live webinar on Tuesday, March 31 at 2 pm (EST) presented by Dennis J. Alessi, Lead Attorney at Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C. The webinar will cover the following: $2 Trillion CARES ACT: what it means for you and your practice How to handle employment issues […]

NJDA Important Alert 3/22/20

Several significant developments have occurred during the last 36 hours regarding the operation of dental offices and the spread of COVID-19. Read below for the highlights: Should I Keep My Office Open? FOR emergencies or urgent care only. Governor Philip D. Murphy issued an Executive Order yesterday, March 21, 2020, which stated, in part: “Nothing […]

NJ Shutdown – Essential Businesses Stay Open

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Saturday he issued orders for New Jersey’s 9 million residents to stay home except for necessary travel, for all non-essential retail businesses in the state to close until further notice, and for other employers to allow as many people as possible to work from home. So what’s essential and non-essential? Here’s […]

ADA Guidance on Emergency Care Through COVID-19 Crisis

The ADA provided its members and their patients a detailed guidance earlier this week on what to consider dental emergencies and non-emergency dental care. In addition, state mandates were issues for dental emergency care only. These mandates were issued as part of an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, and alleviate the burden […]

Bergen County Drive-Thru Testing Center OPENS

Frequently Asked Questions: Where is the drive-thru testing site? The Bergen Community College testing site is located at 400 Paramus Road in Paramus on the campus of the college in parking lots B & C When will the drive-thru coronavirus testing site open? It will be open 7 days a week, 8 am to 4 […]

All COVID-19 Testing Sites in New Jersey

Where are the local testing sites for COVID-19? Currently, privately-run testing sites are located at Riverside Medical Group in Secaucus and at Hudson Regional Hospital, also in Secaucus. Other local areas offering COVID-19 testing include Paramus, Holmdel, New Brunswick, and Camden County. Each of these testing sites, set up by FEMA, are allocated 2,500 specimen […]

COVID 19 Updates

Dear Colleagues and Friends: At Riverside Oral Surgery, we are eternally optimistic and hopeful – as we collectively begin the journey toward reopening our state and moving forward as a dental community. It has certainly been a challenging time for all of us, and we want you to know, it has been an honor and […]