COVID-19

Ontario’s New COVID-19 Response Framework

Ontario has published a COVID-19 response framework that uses a colour-coded system to identify where regions fall among a ladder. Placement of a region into a specific colour is based on indicators such as weekly incidence rates, positivity rates and community...

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COVID-19 Update for October 2020

We are writing to provide you with some updates regarding COVID-19 information. The College’s Return to Practice Guidance, updated on June 4, 2020 remains unchanged. Should you have any questions, please contact the College at QA@cdto.ca. Risk of COVID-19 in Dental...

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Professional Development Opportunities Online

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges for both people and society. The Quality Assurance (QA) Committee recognizes that many planned professional development activities have been cancelled or postponed. Registrants are required to complete 90...

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Updates to Return to Practice Guidance for RDTs 

On May 26, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer of Health issued an updated Directive #2 to allow for the gradual restart of health services accompanied by a guidance document, “COVID-19 Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart”. Health service providers must comply...

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COVID-19 Registration Fee Relief

On May 22, 2020 the Council of the College of Dental Technologists of Ontario resolved to provide a one-time registration fee relief to offset some of the financial burden experienced by RDTs not being able to practice during these unprecedented times. In arriving at...

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COVID 19 Update: Gradual Health Sector Restart

Information and advice around COVID-19 is changing as the Ministry of Health continues to monitor the spread of this virus in our communities. On May 26th, 2020, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health revoked Directive #2 which ordered all non-essential services to...

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Return to Practice Guidance for RDTs

The Government of Ontario released a 3-stage framework for a gradual approach to reopening of workplaces in the province on April 27, 2020. While there is no set date for when non-essential services can resume, the College is providing a few resources to assist RDTs...

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