WSR 23-03-083
[Filed January 14, 2023, 6:15 p.m.]
This memo serves as notice that the department of health (department) is withdrawing the policy statement for Dental Hygiene Initial Limited License Expiration Date Extension during the COVID-19 Response. Policy Number: HSQA OAS E03.1, which was filed on September 27, 2021, and published under WSR 21-20-043.
The department is withdrawing this policy statement because the extended initial limited license expiration date of September 30, 2022, has passed. Effective October 31, 2022, Governor Inslee rescinded the declared state of emergency issued under Proclamation 20-051 due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Proclamation 20-322 upon which the policy was based no longer applies. As a result, we are respectfully withdrawing the policy statement.
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Individuals requiring information should contact Bruce Bronoske, Jr., dental hygiene program manager, at or 360-236-4843.
Tami M. Thompson
Regulatory Affairs Manager