Supplementary standard – risk management principles for oral health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Supplementary standard - Risk management principles for oral health during the COVID-19 pandemic


This document supplements the Infection Prevention and Control Practice Standard and provides risk management principles for oral health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This must be read in conjunction with Ministry of Health and COVID-19 government guidance.

This standard applies when providing oral health services alongside the Aotearoa New Zealand COVID-19 protection framework (also referred to as the traffic light system, across all levels) and other government, national or regional restrictions.


Other guidelines


Guidelines for using telehealth in dentistry during the COVID-19 alert level response

Guidelines for using telehealth in dentistry during the COVID-19 alert level response (17 April 2020)

 

Rules for electronic prescriptions to support virtual care in the community during COVID-19

Rules for electronic prescriptions to support virtual care in the community (31 March 2020)

MOH extension of temporary prescription waivers during COVID-19 (14 December 2021)