Georgia Dental Association Responds to World Health Organization Recommendation: Dentistry is Essential Health Care
The Georgia Dental Association respectfully yet strongly disagrees with the World Health Organization’s recommendation to delay “routine” dental care in certain situations due to COVID-19.
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GDA Member Alert – COVID-19 Immunity Bill Signed Into Law With Updated CDC/ADA/DPH Guidance 08/06/2020
On August 6, 2020, Governor Kemp signed SB 359, the Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act, into law. It provides healthcare providers (including dentists, their staff, and their practices) with limited immunity from civil liability for COVID-19 related legal claims (e.g., transmission, infection, exposure or potential exposure, etc.) unless the claimant proves gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm.
The immunity law also references the posting of the following written statement/sign at a point of entry to the premises in at least one-inch Arial font placed apart from any other text.
GDA 2021 Nominations
The GDA Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for positions opening in 2021 including District and at-Large Trustees, GDA Vice President, Speaker of the House, ADA Delegation and Georgia Board of Dentistry.
Nominations and CVs for District Trustees, ADA Delegation and Board of Dentistry are due by November 1, 2020. Nominations for GDA State Officers, Speaker of the House and At-Large Trustees are due June 17, 2021. Nominations/CVs should be submitted to the GDA office via mail (7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30328-1655) or via email to Jeannie@gadental.org.
GDA Committees, Councils and Task Forces
To express interest in serving on a GDA Committee, Council or Task Force, contact your District President or Jeannie Watson at 404-636-7553 or Jeannie@gadental.org.
For a listing of current positions up for nomination, please click here.
Get involved with GDA by serving on a committees council or task force.