Ola Lokahi Newsletter – July 2017Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in Ola Lokahi
DOH Gains Upper Hand in Fight vs. Mosquitoes
The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) has reached several milestones in its efforts to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya in Hawaii. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
SLD Program Manager Rebecca Sciulli Receives Award
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) recently presented its 2017 Presidential Award to Rebecca Sciulli, Laboratory Preparedness and Response Program Manager for the State Laboratories Division (SLD). Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
Kaeru Services Strengthens Youth and Families
A new program in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) is helping to turn around the lives of Hawaii’s youth for the better. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
DOH Welcomes Hokule’a to Kalaupapa, Molokai
The voyaging canoe Hokule’a made a brief stopover in Kalaupapa, Molokai, where she and the crew were greeted by the Hawaii Department of Health, National Parks Services, and a small group of supporters. DOH administers the remote Kalaupapa settlement where patients with Hansen’s Disease were once sent. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.
Strategic Plans Videos Available For Viewing
-“Health is Everyone’s Kuleana”
-“Hawaii’s Keiki Deserve the Best”
-“Reconnecting the Mind & Body”
-“Using Technology to Improve Access to Care”
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DWSRF Program Meets Target For FY 2017
The DOH Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Program exceeded funding requirements by disbursing more than $50.3 million of loan funds in State Fiscal Year 2017 to support infrastructure improvements in public water systems across Hawaii. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.