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New Regulations Effective NOW - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Earlier this year, both the State of New York and the City of New York passed sexual harassment prevention legislation that ultimately affects employers in the State of New York.

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X-Ray Inspection Alert – Act Quickly to Avoid Enforcement Action

The NYC Health Department - Office of Radiological Health is about to commence enforcement action against hundreds of dental offices in the city that have expired inspections of x-ray units.

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Measles Alert

Brooklyn finds itself as a center of activity with the ongoing outbreak of measles. For those of our membership practicing in the affected areas where the outbreak has hit, Second District would like to bring the following up-to-date information and advice to you from the NYC Health Department.

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New Treatment Plan Requirement for Opioid Prescribing

Effective April 1, 2018, New York State is requiring a written treatment plan be included in a patient’s medical record if a practitioner prescribes opioids for pain that has lasted more than three months or past the time of normal tissue healing.

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Member Support for Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Our Dental Association is committed to aiding our colleagues in addressing substance abuse and addiction. If you or a colleague is struggling with addiction, help is available.

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