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COVID-19 Update – Screening Health Care Workers

July 24, 2020
by RCDSO


Recent media reports suggest some health care workers are being screened as “positive” and, as a result, cannot access health care services immediately.

Note that the Government of Ontario has updated its screening tool.

Question 3 now reads: Has the person tested positive for COVID-19 or had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 without wearing appropriate PPE?

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1 Comment » for COVID-19 Update – Screening Health Care Workers
  1. In a Toronto hospital, Micheal Garron, if you had a positive COVID test, recovered, and then have two negative tests, you are then considered, negative.
    The RCDS doesn’t mention this in the screening protocol.
    Can this be commented on to us dentists.

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