TempStars Founder Advocates for Canada’s Dental Professionals Being Among First to Get COVID Vaccine, Then Administer it

The founder of TempStars, Canada’s largest and most respected dental temping and hiring service, suggested today that Canada’s dental professionals, both the dentists and qualified hygienists in some provinces, should be considered part of the health care team leading the country’s COVID-19 vaccination program.

Dr. James Younger, a practicing dentist, said that dentists and hygienists are frontline health care workers and should be considered among the first vaccinated. They should also be permitted to administer the vaccine, he added, noting that some hygienists in Canadian provinces are trained and qualified to administer injections.

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