The health and safety of our members, our community, and our state is KOHC’s top priority. Amid the growing concern surrounding COVID-19 and new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Governor Beshear, we are canceling the KOHC quarterly meeting scheduled for March 27, 2019. Those who have already registered online, your registration will be canceled, and you do not need to take any further action. During this uncertain time, KOHC is dedicated to monitoring the [...]
We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this time. With numerous changes occurring on a daily basis, we know there are many questions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to help synthesize information and recommendations for the oral health community, Kentucky Oral Health Coalition will be hosting a webinar with key oral health partner organizations on Friday, April 3 at 2:00 pm. Register for the Kentucky Oral Health Partner Response to COVID-19 Webinar here. The goals of the conversation are to share a sense of how Kentucky’s oral health community is being impacted by the [...]
In an effort to help synthesize the new guidance surrounding Phase I Healthcare Services Reopening, the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition will be hosting a free webinar with key oral health partner organizations on Friday, May 1 at 1:00 pm EST. Register for the webinar here. The goals of the conversation are: Shared understanding of the approved Phase I Healthcare Services Reopening guidance for the oral health community. Panel discussion with Kentucky Board of Dentistry, Kentucky Dental Association, and Kentucky Dental Hygiene Association around the needs in the state during this [...]
In order to ensure everyone’s health and safety during this time, we will be hosting a virtual meeting for KOHC members and oral health stakeholders on Friday, July 24th at 9 am. This virtual discussion will cover: Experiences with reopening dental offices across Kentucky. Opportunities for remote and school-based dental services. Updates around KOHC 2020-2021 activities and projects. 2020 July Virtual Meeting Agenda. We look forward to an engaging discussion with our members and Kentucky’s [...]
The Kentucky Dental Hygienists’ Association (KYDHA) invites you to join us at the 2020 KYDHA Advancing Lifelong Learning Conference. Participants can earn 14 Kentucky Board of Dentistry-approved continuing education points. Plan to spend the night and attend the courses on Saturday. Registered Dental Hygienists and other dental professionals are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please note, due to COVID-19, the KYDHA Board has decided to move the conference that was planned for Friday, March 19th and [...]
The Dental Technical Advisory Committee works with the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance and the commissioner of Medicaid to resolve issues in the dental health system. There will be a meeting held on Wednesday, Aug. 12 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be located at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Building (275 E. Main St., Frankfort, KY 40601) in the DMS Commissioner's Conference Room located on the 6th Floor.
Join Kentucky’s child abuse pediatricians and experts for a free public training on recognizing the signs of pediatric abusive head trauma and how to prevent child maltreatment. Every Kentucky adult is a mandated reporter of child abuse and we each can play a role in keeping kids safe in our community. Pediatric abusive head trauma, or shaken baby syndrome, is a severe form of child abuse that most often involves infants. In these trainings, participants [...]
The Children’s Health Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) advises the Advisory Council for Medical Assistance and makes recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services on issues related to children’s health and the Medicaid program. A meeting will be held at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Building (275 E. Main St., Frankfort) on Nov. 11 from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room located on the 1st floor. Meeting dates and [...]