The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exempts dentistry, as a low-risk industry, from…
On March 29, 2022, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Media Statement calling for certain immunocompromised individuals and people over the age of 50 who received an initial COVID-19 vaccine booster dose at least 4 months ago to be eligible for another mRNA booster to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19. This follows US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) announcement earlier in the day authorizing a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for older people and certain immunocompromised individuals. According to the FDA, emerging evidence suggests that a second booster dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine improves protection against severe COVID-19 and is not associated with new safety concerns.
OSHA Review will continue to provide guidance to our OSHA Review clients as COVID-19 information and clarification from state and federal agencies becomes available.
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