As DOH Marks 70% of Hawai‘i Residents Fully Vaccinated, Director Char Urges Continued Vigilance

More than 426,000 Hawai‘i Residents Have Not Completed Vaccination HONOLULU – Hawai‘i Department of Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char released the following statement on 70% of Hawaii residents completing COVID-19 vaccination: “While we are encouraged that 70% of Hawai‘i residents have made the choice to protect themselves and our community through vaccination, there is more […]

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October is Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month

Department of Health launches media campaign encouraging safe sleep practices for infants HONOLULU – October is Safe Sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, and the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health (DOH) just launched a media campaign to educate parents and caregivers on how to keep infants safe while sleeping. SIDS is the […]

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Fact: There is no evidence that people have lost fertility because of the COVID-19 vaccines.

On the other hand, pregnant people are at a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 illness if infected, so people who want to become pregnant are being advised to get vaccinated.

Waiting for a Moderna booster or for vaccine authorization for 5-11 year-olds? Federal regulators & advisors have several meetings scheduled to consider these issues.

Swipe to learn the steps that federal agencies & DOH undertake to authorize COVID-19 vaccines in Hawaii.

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