In the States

  • by AGD Washington Advocacy Representative
  • Aug 28, 2020
City of Madison (Wisconsin) Reviews Community Water Fluoridation Policy

The AGD and Wisconsin AGD sent a letter to the City of Madison Water Utility Board in advance of their August 25 meeting, and in support of community water fluoridation (CFW). AGD’s letter expressed the extreme benefits of CWF backed by decades of scientific evidence, as the board reviewed their CWF policy during the virtual meeting. No determination of the CWF policy from discussions of the board have been made; however, AGD’s letter has been taken into consideration.    

AGD Advocacy Takes Action at Local Levels

The AGD has worked diligently with constituents to help address issues during the COVID-19 emergency. This has included providing resources, creating state-specific action alerts and helping compose and send letters to government entities that express concerns of general dentists within their state. We are continually monitoring any action by state and territory governments, and assisting constituents as new issues arise or persist. 

It is strongly encouraged that AGD members review all advocacy efforts related to COVID-19 which are highlighted on the AGD Coronavirus Webpage. Additionally, members should visit the AGD Action Center for access to specific efforts and to take action on pertinent issues. 

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