Department of Health encourages fall prevention and ocean safety during National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month in September

HONOLULU – Preventing the spread of COVID-19 to avoid hospital admissions and ensuring there are sufficient number of beds to care for those affected by the pandemic has been an important priority. The Hawai‘i Department of Health is encouraging everyone, especially vulnerable seniors, to take other precautions to stay healthy and avoid overwhelming the healthcare system.  […]

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Hawai‘i Department of Health issues school guidance to protect the health of students, teachers and staff

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health issued a comprehensive, 28-page guidance document for all schools today to ensure the education of Hawaiʻi’s youth during the pandemic continues with minimal disruption and risk to students, teachers and staff. The guidance includes metrics school leaders will be able to use when determining how best to respond to […]

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GET YOUR FLU SHOT before October 1, the start of flu season. Getting vaccinated is especially important for people over age 65, pregnant women, young children, and people with chronic health conditions. Protect yourself and others. Learn more: https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/disease_listing/influenza-flu/#prevention

In a Q&A, Tarquin Collis, MD, Chief of Infectious Disease with @KPHawaii shares his insight on common misconceptions as well as practical advice on what do to if you feel pressured by family or friends to attend parties. https://hawaiicovid19.com/tough-questions-answered-dr-tarquin-collis-chief-of-infectious-disease-with-kaiser-permanente-hawaii-shares-his-insight-on-covid-19/

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