COVID-19 Resources

We understand that many of our members have numerous questions related to COVID-19 and are looking for guidance.  The MDA is diligently working with the proper authorities in an effort to provide accurate and appropriate information.  Announcements will be forthcoming.  We appreciate your patience as we work to provide you accurate information. As the situation in Minnesota evolves, we will attempt to provide periodic updates to our members accordingly. In the meantime the following are several resources available that are regularly being updated on the continuing situation:

Supply Donations Needed for COVID-19 (3-20-20)

IMPORTANT Governor Walz Executive Order (3-19-20)
Beginning no later than March 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm, and continuing for the duration of the peacetime emergency declared in Executive Order 20-01 or until this Executive Order is rescinded, all non-essential or elective surgeries and procedures, including non-emergent or elective dental care, that utilize PPE or ventilators must be postponed indefinitely.

NEW FAQs During COVID-19 (3-24-20)

FAQs During Covid-19 (3-19-20)


MDA On-Demand HR Webinar (3-20-20)

Minnesota Sick Leave Requirements

Providing Immediate Relief to Employers and Unemployed Workers During the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Unemployment Benefits

MinnPost Article: COVID-19, sick leave and unemployment insurance in Minnesota: What workers need to know


Final CARES Act, Section by Section (4-1-20)

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses (4-1-20)

A Guide for Minnesota Small Businesses Who Need Help (4-1-20)

Dedicated COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application (3-30-20)

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act (3-30-20) 

ADA ADCPA SBA Loan (3-30-20) 

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Presentation (3-26-20)

SBA Size Standards Tool (NAICS code for dentists is 621210. Dentists are eligible for the small business loan if their income is under $8 million.) (3-26-20)

U.S. Small Business Administration Fact Sheet – Economic Injury Disaster Loans (3-24-20)

Additional Time to File and Pay Minnesota 2019 Individual Income Tax (3-23-20)

Extension on Minnesotacare Tax Returns (3-23-20)

Disaster Loan Assistance (3-23-20)

Bank of America Announces Additional Support for Consumer and Small Business Clients Experiencing Hardship from the Impact of the Coronavirus

Coronavirus FAQs: Impact to Business Insurance and Employee Benefits

Coronavirus: Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Minnesota Chamber of Commerce – Resources for Businesses

Best Practices to Secure Your Network

US Chamber of Commerce – Combating the Coronavirus


House Passes H.R. 748, CARES Act, 3rd COVID-19 Relief Bill Will Soon Be Law (3-27-20)

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 (3-27-20)

MN Board of Dentistry: Update for Licensees: Stay at Home Order (3-26-20)

Senate passes CARES Act, 3rd COVID-19 relief bill (3-26-20)

COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols and Procedures Webinar (3-23-20)

New COVID-19 Coding and Billing Guidance (3-20-20)

IMPORTANT Guidance from the MDA (3-16-20)

Executive Orders from Governor Walz

ADA recommending dentists postpone elective procedures

MN Board of Dentistry: Coronavirus Update for Dental Licensees- Non-Emergent Procedures and Additional Recommendations

MN Board of Dentistry: Coronavirus Update for Dental Licensees

Minnesota Board of Dentistry Door Notice

General Information

Report a Scam to the MN Attorney General (4-1-20)

Coping with COVID-19 Webinar: All stressed out and no place to go? (4-1-20)

Online Course: Teledentistry in the Era of COVID-19 (4-1-20)

PPE Drop Off Locations by County (3-30-20)

Materials and Resources for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response (3-27-20)

COVID-19 Information for Minnesotans

Minnesota Department of Health – Coronavirus

American Dental Association – Virus

Center for Disease Control – COVID-19

Office of Governor Tim Walz

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