Hawai‘i Department of Health warns of potential adverse effects of using antimalaria drugs against COVID-19

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning everyone about the hazards and dangers of using non-approved drugs for COVID-19. Antimalarial drugs have been recently reported as possible treatments against COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. While hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine prescription medications have been used for treatment of malaria and certain […]

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COVID-19 Retest Associated with Death Comes Back Negative

HONOLULU – Internal communication of a COVID-19 test at the Dept. of Health resulted in a report being misread and initiated a retest of samples today from an O‘ahu adult, who died on March 20, 2020. This evening the second test came back negative for COVID-19. DOH Director Dr. Bruce Anderson says our focus was […]

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The Hawai‘i Department of Health has also expanded its Crisis Line to support those experiencing stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 1 (800) 753-6879 or text the word “ALOHA” to 741741 for support. #HAWAIICOVID19

ATTENTION: Wahiawa and Northshore WIC participants
The Wahiawa clinic (830 California Ave.) was destroyed in a fire on 3/24; the staff continues service by phone. Your patience is appreciated during this time. Please leave a message @(808)622-6458 or visit http://health.hawaii.gov/wic

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