Hawai‘i Department of Health updates quarantine guidance based on review of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new recommendations

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) announced that effective today it is reducing the required quarantine period of those who have been exposed to COVID-19 from 14 days to 10 days to improve compliance without significantly increasing the risk of transmission in the community. The updated quarantine guidance is based on updated recommendations […]

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David McEwan, M.D. to receive 2020 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award on World AIDS Day

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce that Dr. David McEwan has been named the recipient of the 2020 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award. McEwan is being honored for his outstanding contributions to HIV/AIDS services in Hawai‘i. The award will be presented during the annual World AIDS Day ceremony in Honolulu, […]

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Planning a meeting? Remember: Ventilation is safer. Distance is safer. Masks are safer. #GatherRightStaySafe #HawaiiCOVID19 #HowToGatherForReal #GatherSafelyHawaii

This week Health Director Libby Char agrees that celebrating Thanksgiving during a pandemic may seem odd — but it's worth the effort to stay safe. https://mailchi.mp/doh/covid-19-issue-35-community-bulletin

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