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California Clears Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

January 6, 2021
by Anthony Pura, San Diego News

The California Department of Consumers Affairs gave the green light to a public health emergency waiver that will allow dentists to help administer COVID-19 vaccines.

The California Dental Association applauded the Monday announcement.

“Dentists are the experts in giving injections,” said Dr. Richard Nagy, who recently served as CDA President and is currently on the CDA board. “We give them in places that are rather challenging, inside the mouth where there is a tongue, where there are bone and ligament.”

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