PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is urging everyone to put off their dentist appointments.
The Health Department says if it’s not an emergency, reschedule your appointment to a later date.READ MORE: Mars Area High School Graduate Honored With Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship
This follows guidelines issued today by the American Dental Association.
that all non-emergent dental services and procedures be delayed until further notice. Dental providers should continue to offer essential services to their patients.
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— Allegheny County Health Department (@HealthAllegheny) March 17, 2020
On Tuesday, the Allegheny County Health Department said they have one new confirmed case of coronavirus and three additional presumptive cases. That brings the total number of cases in Allegheny County to 10, seven of them confirmed.
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Lifeguard Helps Woman Finish Great Race
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Pennsylvania Department of Health Information
- Allegheny County Health Department Information
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.