Print Page | Contact Us | Report Abuse | Sign In | Register
News & Press: Resource Centers

COVID-19 Knoweldge Center

Thursday, April 9, 2020  

2020 Dental Meeting Tracker

Small Business Task Force


FAQ Coronavirus Legislation
H.R.6074 [116th] Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
H.R.6201 [116th] Families First Coronavirus Response Act

H.R.748 [116th] Middle-Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 | Summary
USTR Tariff Modifications for COVID-19 Related Medical Products | 03.26.2020 | FAQs

Federal Reserve Taking Actions to Provide Up to $2.3 Trillion in Loans | 04.09.2020
H.R.266 [116th] Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
H.R.6800 [116th] The Heroes Act | Summary


Legislative Activities & Communications

Sen. Patty Murray Proposal | A Roadmap to Reopening by Ensuring a Speedy and Ubiquitous Lab Testing System (RESULTS) | 04.15.2020
Committee on Energy & Commerce | Updated Overview of COVID-19 Testing Efforts | 04.15.2020
Committee on Energy & Commerce | Updated COVID-19: PPE and Medical Supplies | 04.15.2020
White House, CDC, FDA | Testing Blueprint: Opening Up America Again | 04.27.2020
White House, CDC, FDA | Testing Overview: Opening Up America Again | 04.27.2020
Rep. Richard Neal Calls for 90-Day Suspension of Tariffs on All COVID-19 Related Products | 05.04.2020


DTA Correspondence
Articles from Patrick Cooney, DTA's Legislative Representative and Dave Steck, DTA Board Chair.

DTA's Letter to Congress | 03.20.2020
DTA's Legislative Update | 03.26.2020

Covers COVID-19 Relief Bill, including small business assistance, provisions for employer relief, taxes, medical devices, and paid-leave, and worker retention. 
Coalition Letter | SBA Affiliation Rule | 03.29.2020
DTA's Legislative Update | 03.30.2020

Covers specific provisions from recent legislation (H.R.6074, H.R.6201, and H.R.748) that are of interest to DTA members.
Press Release | Greg Chavez, CEO of DTA, Assumes Role Ahead of Schedule | 04.01.2020
DTA to Host Member Wide Virtual Town Hall | 04.09.2020 | RECORDING | SLIDES
DTA / ADA Virtual Town Hall | 04.23.2020 | RECORDING | SLIDES
DTA's Legislative Update | 04.24.2020

Provides information on recent legislation, the Paycheck Protection and Health Care Enhancement Act (H.R.266).
DTA's Legislative Update | 05.01.2020

Provides information on recent legislative proposals including Federalizing the Medical Supply Chain, Frontline Workers Hazard Payments, and the CURES 2.0 act.
DTA's Legislative Update | 05.11.2020

Provides information on recent IRS clarifications on the SBA PPP loan program.
DTA's Letter to Congress | 05.07.2020
Covers the tariffs on medical products and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DTA's Legislative Update | 05.15.2020

Provides information on the House Dem's Heroes Act.
DTA's Legislative Update | 06.08.2020

Provides information on the new regulations for the SBA PPP.
DTA and ADA Letter to Congress | Halt Tariffs on Medical Products and Supplies | 06.05.2020
The American Dental Association and the Dental Trade Alliance wrote a letter to Congress requesting they suspend tariffs on products necessary to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Understanding the Growing DSO Market | 06.16.2020 RECORDING | SLIDES


Small Business Administration

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources | Updated Frequently
This link contains information regarding the updated Paycheck Protection Program.
Paycheck Protection Program Information Sheet 
SBA PPP Loans Resuming April 27th


Centers for Disease Control

CDC Coronavirus Guidance | Updated Frequently
Symptoms of Coronavirus | Updated Frequently
CDC Coronavirus Dental Setting Infection Control | Updated Frequently
CDC Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities | Updated Frequently
Workplaces During the COVID-19 Pandemic PDF 


Department of Labor

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Q&A
Members might have a specific interest in question 56: Who is a "health care provider" who may be excluded by their employer from paid sick leave and/or expanded family and medical leave?
Coronavirus Resources | Updated Frequently


World Health Organization

WHO Manual for Occupational Safety & Health | 05.23.2018
WHO List of Critical Items | 03.30.2020
World Health Organization | Updated Frequently


Government Agencies, Health, and Business Resources

Coronavirus Tax Relief | Updated Frequently
EPA Expands COVID-19 Disinfectant List | 03.13.2020

Whitehouse Guidance | 03.16.2020
CMS Emergency Dental Procedures Guidelines | 03.18.2020
OSHA Coronavirus Guidance
National Institute of Health Research | Updated Frequently
U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Updated Frequently
Johns Hopkins Interactive Map | Updated Frequently
Akin Gump Interactive Business Closure Map | Updated Frequently
Health Resources & Services Administration | Updated Frequently
FDA FAQs on Shortages of Surgical Masks and Gowns 
FDA Fact Sheet: Serological Testing for Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 Infection | 04.17.2020
IRS Temporary Procedures to Fax Certain Forms 11339 and 1045 due to COVID-19 
FEMA's Request for Proposal for PPE Manufacturers and Distributors 

If any DTA members manufacture PPE, we ask them to respond to FEMA's Request for Proposal so that they can vet their capabilities and see if they are able to fill an existing need.
FDA COVID-19 Daily Roundups and Press Releases | Updated Daily
EEOC Delaying Opening of 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 | 05.08.2020


Academy of General Dentistry

AGD COVID-19 Resource Center | Updated Frequently


American Dental Association

OSHA Guidance Summary (Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19)
ADA Coronavirus Center for Dentists | Updated Frequently
COVID-19 State Mandates and Recommendations Map for Dentists | Updated Frequently

ADA Advocacy
ADA News | 03.24.2020
COVID-19: Economic Impact on Dental Practices Survey (Summary Results) | 04.02.2020
ADA Letter to Department of Health and Human Services | 04.17.2020
Interim Mask and Face Shield Guidelines | 04.28.2020
ADA and OSAP Live Webinar: Respiratory Protection in the Era of COVID-19 | 04.24.20
Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit
ADA Health Policy Institute Webinars | New Webinars Added Frequently


American Dental Hygienist Association

ADHA COVID-19 Updates for Dental Hygienists | Updated Frequently


Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors

National Conference of State Legislatures Detailed Summary of Stimulus Package
ASTDD Homepage | Updated Frequently


Council of State Chambers

Coronavirus Resources for State Chambers | Updated Frequently



Eye on Industry: Distribution of Elective and Non-Elective Procedures | 03.24.2020
Eye on Industry: Use of Teledentistry in Commercial Dental Treatments | 03.27.2020
Eye on Industry: Commercial Dental Market Impact Analysis Through Q2 2020 | 04.21.2020
Eye on Industry: Commercial Dental Market Recovery Tracking | 05.13.2020 | 05.17.2020 Update | 05.29.2020 Update


DTA Member Provided Resources

Benco Dental | Coronavirus Resource Hub | Updated Frequently
Henry Schein | Coronavirus Resource Center | Updated Frequently

Patterson Dental | Resource Center Coronavirus | Updated Frequently
SciCan | Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources | Updated Frequently 


National Association of Manufacturers

State by State COVID-19 Order Tracking | Updated Frequently
NAM Summary of COVID-19 Relief Bill | 03.25.2020
New Operational Practices to Consider in the Time of COVID-19 | 05.2020


Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)

COVD-19 Toolkit | Updated Frequently
OSAP/DQP | Best Practices for Infection Control During The COVID-19 Pandemic | Updated 06.17.2020



US Market Research Information

Morgan Stanley | On the Markets | 03.2020


Non-DTA Webinars

Xtalks | Dealing with the Current Delays in EU Medical Device Regulation: Town Hall Session | 05.21.2020
HRWebAdvisor | COVID-19 and OSHA Requirements | 05.13.2020


News Articles

REUTERS | U.S. Manufacturing Outpost Posts Largest Drop Since 1946 | 04.15.2020
MEETINGS.NET| New Coalition Advocates for Government Assistance to Reopen Events | 04.22.2020


Studies/White Papers

CONVERGINT | A Comprehensive Return to Work Strategy for COVID-19 
DELOITTE | Six Keys to Measuring Health Disruptions