K-12 Committee




Dec. 14, 2020: Current Services Update

March 16, 2020: Qualitative Elements of Gap Analysis Survey

Oct. 24, 2019: Gap Analysis Survey


Jan. 8, 2021: Oregon’s education leaders say schools are close to reopening

Jan. 8, 2021: Teachers Ask Oregon Governor for Vaccine, Resources, Before In-Person Classes Resume

Jan. 8, 2021: The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is pleased to announce an update to a resource promoting dental visits for children and adolescents.

Jan. 4, 2021: Gov. Kate Brown wants Oregon kids back on campus by Feb. 15, but many teachers won’t be vaccinated by then. [Teachers are considered “essential workers” and are now included in Phase 1b.]

Dec. 31, 2020: Current vaccination schedule

Dec. 4, 2020: Gov. Kate Brown speaks about Oregon’s latest coronavirus updates

Nov. 13, 2020: Implementing “universal masking” in hospitals reduced transmission of COVID significantly.  HOWEVER, transmission did occur among staff-to-staff unmasked interactions, and staff that were unmasked in lunchrooms. Hospital-Acquired SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Lessons for Public Health


Sept. 24, 2020: OHA Guidance Document for School Dental Sealant Programs During the Pandemic

Jan. 16, 2018 (filed): Oregon Health Authority/Public Health Division/Chapter 333/Division 28/School-Based Health Programs (333-028-0300: Local School Dental Sealant Programs)

OHA Website: Required Certification for Local School Dental Sealant Programs (history, and information about certification training and annual clinical trainings)

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Meeting Materials

12-4-2020: Agenda, Minutes; Power Point: “Survey, COVID Update, Research”

9-11-2020: Agenda, Minutes, Power Point: “COVID Update”

6-5-2020: Agenda, Minutes, Power Point: “About Coronaviruses and SARS-CoV-2”

3-6-2020: Agenda, Minutes, Legislative Handout, Oregon School Dental Sealant Program Data Report

To Participate in the OrOHC K-12 Committee

The K-12 Committee has two options for participation:

  1.  Roster One: to receive “meeting” information (meeting dates, reminders, subsequent minutes)
  2.  Roster Two: to receive meeting information AND occasional email updates pertaining to oral health and schools

To receive email information, please email laurie.johnson230@gmail.com: Leave your full name, your Roster of choice (One or Two), and your email address.

2021 meetings (via Zoom)

  • Friday, March 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
  • Friday, June 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
  • Friday, Sept. 10, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
  • Friday, Dec. 3, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon