The Role of Dental Providers in Vaccine Delivery and Policy Recommendations
Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Operations, Clinical Issues, Promising/Best Practices, Workforce, ,
Resource Subtopic: Oral Health, COVID-19, Health Equity, Development/Training , Patient-Centered Health Outcomes.
Keywords: Access to Care , Care Coordination , Education - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Integrated Care , Prevention, Team-Based Care.
Year Developed: August 18 2021
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
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Resource Summary: This NNOHA publication describes COVID-19 vaccine delivery strategies developed by health centers in states across the country who are utilizing dental providers for vaccine administration. It also highlights policy opportunities to consider for the future that support medical/dental integration and whole-person care in health centers.