Society News

  • Aug 25, 2022
    Shredding

    Free Shredding Event for SDDS Members this Fall!

    Dispose of your old documents and dental records securely at our upcoming Second District shredding event! Friday, October 21st in Brooklyn.
  • Aug 2, 2022

    CRESO CORNER- August 2022

    Permit renewal instructions - By now all dental facilities should have their permits up to date. Some dentists who are several years behind have received summonses by mail. In order to renew your permit you will need to submit a signed renewal application, proof of Disability insurance and proof of Worker’s Compensation insurance.
  • Jun 2, 2022
    Shredding

    Free Shredding Events for SDDS Members this Summer!

    Dispose of your old documents and dental records securely at these upcoming Second District shredding events! Friday, July 29th in Brooklyn and Friday, August 5th in Staten Island.
  • May 4, 2022

    Second District Nominating Committee to Meet in June

    Members of the Second District Nominating Committee will meet this coming June to assemble its slate of candidates for the available elective positions effective January 1, 2023.
  • Apr 27, 2022

    2022 SDDS Nominating Committee

    At the April 14, 2022 general membership meeting, the following SDDS members were nominated to serve on the SDDS Nominating Committee (in alphabetical order):
  • Apr 6, 2022

    CRESO CORNER- Spring 2022

    If you have been having difficulty reaching the NYC Office of Radiological Health recently by phone that is because they have changed their number. The new number is (718) 786- 6002.
  • Mar 15, 2022

    Nominations for the 2022 Nominating Committee

    Nominations to the SDDS 2022 Nominating Committee were held at the General Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 10th.
  • Feb 16, 2022

    NYSDOL Issues Required Employer Whistleblower Law Poster

    The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has issued the required poster that all employers must post about the new New York State Whistleblower Law contained in Section 740 of the New York State Labor Law. Section 740 of the Labor Law took effect January 26, 2022, and is explained in detail in the NYSDOL poster.
  • Feb 10, 2022
    NYS Mask Mandate

    NYS Mask Mandate Lifted for the Public

    This week, Governor Hochul announced that the statewide indoor business mask-or-vaccine requirement was being lifted effective today, Thursday, February 10. It will remain in effect in certain settings, including schools, public transportation centers, hospitals, and all healthcare settings regulated by the NYS Department of Health.
  • Jan 3, 2022
    student loan

    2022 Second District Dental Society Dental Student Loan Forgiveness Program

    If you are new dentist who meets the eligibility requirements listed below, now is your opportunity to apply for the SDDS Dental Student Loan Forgiveness Program. You could be one of several new dentists selected to receive an award up to $10,000 to help decrease your student loan debt.
  • Dec 16, 2021

    New York City Issues Mandatory Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

    New York City has issued its mandatory novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination requirements for employers, effective December 27, 2021. The requirements apply to all employees of dental practices, but do not apply to patients of dental practices.
  • Nov 16, 2021

    NYS COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program

    New York State's COVID-19 Pandemic Small Business Recovery Grant Program provides grant assistance to small businesses, micro-businesses and for-profit independent arts and cultural organizations who have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants are available to businesses with revenues up to $2.5 million.
  • Oct 4, 2021
    Vaccine

    Looking to Establish a Vaccine Mandate in Your Practice?

    Before you do, be sure you know the facts and are following the law. Check out a summary NYSDA put together just for members.
  • Sep 2, 2021

    Selected Nominees for 2022 Elective Positions

    On June 21, 2021, the Nominating Committee met to select nominees for the 2022 elective positions. Elections will take place at the November Membership Meeting on November 11, 2021. Click for the full report of selected nominees.
  • Aug 17, 2021
    Vaccine

    New vaccine mandate DOES NOT include private dental practices

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces vaccine mandate for all healthcare workers in New York State. This does not include private dental practices.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    Experts Urge Businesses to Start PPP Forgiveness Applications

    Experts urge businesses to start Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness applications as soon as possible. Borrowers who took funds when the program launched in April 2020 need to apply for forgiveness by mid-July, after which the funding automatically becomes a standard loan with interest.
  • Jul 13, 2021

    NYSDOL Issues Model Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act

    The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) has issued its model Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act plans for all employers for protecting workers from airborne infectious diseases.
  • Jun 15, 2021

    ADA Releases Analysis on Updated Guidance from OSHA

    Dental practices are mostly exempt from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19 in recognition of the profession's ability to practice safely during the pandemic.
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