Training underway for California dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccine

Alonzo Osche

California is working to increase the number of people who get the COVID-19 vaccine by adding dentists to the list of health care providers who can give the shots. There are 36,000 dentists across the state now able to administer the vaccine. However, just because they can, doesn’t mean they will.KCRA 3 asked Stockton dentist and current President of the California Dental Association Dr. Juddee Tippett-Whyte, “Is there the option to opt-out?”“Absolutely, this is strictly a voluntary option for us to be able to give the vaccine. It is absolutely not mandated that everybody participate,” Tippett-Whyte said.Participation begins with the … Read More