FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW BRUNSWICK DENTAL SOCIETY ADVISES MEMBERS THAT ALL NON-ESSENTIAL AND ELECTIVE DENTAL SERVICES SHOULD BE SUSPENDED IMMEDIATELY.

Monday, March 16, 2020

COVID19 Update – 16 March 2020, 5 pm

At approximately 3:30 pm this afternoon, New Brunswick’s Chief Medical officer implored all New Brunswick residents, public service, and private business owners to take unprecedented measures to save lives. Additionally, both healthcare corporations confirmed the implementation of a series of restrictions to for elective healthcare services. Effective immediately and indefinitely, the New Brunswick Dental Society strongly recommends the following with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. ALL non-essential and elective dental services should be suspended immediately. Emergency treatment should continue.

For more information:

Paul Blanchard
Executive Director / Directeur général
New Brunswick Dental Society | Société dentaire du Nouveau-Brunswick
570 Queen Street Suite 504, PO Box | CP 488
Fredericton, NB E3B 6Z6
Phone | Téléphone: 506.452.8575
Fax | Facsimile: 506.452.1872
www.nbdental.com

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