Safe Environment for Staff & Patients
At Accent Dental, we are following all the rules laid down for pandemic infection prevention and exposure control measures. From environmental measures to administrative measures to personal measures and personal protective equipment, we are implementing it all to ensure the safety of our patients.
Pandemic Infection Prevention & Exposure Control Measures - May 2020
Purpose - to help create a safe environment for staff and patients. Following is an outline of the new measures we have taken and includes some necessary information regarding Covid-19.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
PPE for all staff (suited to the task and risk level as per OHCP guidelines).
Proper training of donning/doffing and disposal of PPE.
COVID-19: CoronaVirus Disease, the number 19 indicates it was first reported in 2019.
SARS-CoV-2: Virus name (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2).
The incubation period (time between exposure and potentially becoming infected is, on average, 5-6 days, but can be up to 14 days). During the asymptomatic period, some infected persons may be contagious.
Most Common Symptoms
Please note symptoms can range from asymptomatic to severe.
Primarily from symptomatic people to others through droplets, direct contact with infected persons, or by indirect exposure through contact with contaminated objects and surfaces.