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Dentists, Pharmacists Ready to Start Vaccinating Thousands in B.C.

February 26, 2021
by IChek

As Roy Kingerlee settles in for his appointment to replace a crown, Dr. Ross Crapo prepares an anesthetic in his dentists’ office.

“Open as wide as you can,” Dr. Crapo said.

He routinely uses syringes as part of his practice, and he’s keen to be part of B.C.’s mass vaccination program.

“Our dental clinics are mini hospitals,” Dr. Crapo said. “The College and Association have been very, very good about keeping us very very avant-garde as far as sterilization procedures and all kinds of ways of making sure that patients are protected.”

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