National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is Oct. 25-31

Keep keiki safe from lead exposure  HONOLULU – The Hawai’i State Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Oct. 25-31. DOH encourages healthcare providers and the public to learn more about the effects of lead exposure on children, the many possible sources of lead exposure, and the steps to […]

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Hawai‘i Department of Health reports rise in syphilis cases among women and newborns over the past four years

HONOLULU — The rate of syphilis cases in women and newborns in Hawai‘i has been increasing annually over the past four years, according to the Department of Health. “While we know everyone’s current attention is focused on preventing the spread of COVID-19, we must also pay close attention to syphilis because of the potential health […]

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Mahalo to Cre8tivegirl! Many in Hawaii are teleworking at home for the first time and are isolated from co-workers, friends and family. How are you staying healthy while working at home? Share your thoughts here: http://hawaiicovid19.com/share-your-thoughts/ #COVID19 #WellnessWednesday

Lofa describes how he was hospitalized for 7 weeks and how more than half of his lungs are scarred. Tanya, his wife, describes the toll it takes on family members. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe: Wear a mask. Avoid social gatherings. https://www.facebook.com/HawaiiDOH/posts/3943186802377013

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