Department of Health encourages public to take added precautions in response to travel-related dengue case in Hale‘iwa, O‘ahu

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a travel-related dengue virus case in Hale‘iwa, O‘ahu. Upon investigation, DOH found conditions that could increase the risk of transmission. Vector control teams have responded and will continue to be active in the Hale‘iwa area. The public is urged to take additional precautions to protect themselves […]

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Lahaina Coastal Water Quality Reports Show Area Safe for Ocean Recreation

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) reviewed test results from multiple monitoring activities conducted by state agencies and community partners to confirm that the coastal waters around Lahaina are safe for ocean recreation. DOH has reviewed the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) efforts that spanned five sampling events since October 2023, the Surfrider Foundation’s […]

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The @hawaiiDOH confirmed that water quality at Hickam Elementary School remains safe, following an investigation into the cause of a single, unvalidated test result that exceeded DOH’s ISP for total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH).

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The @hawaiiDOH confirmed that Joint Task Force – Red Hill (JTF-RH) completed its obligations to safely defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility as prescribed in DOH’s May 2022 Emergency Order.

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The @hawaiiDOH has released new guidance for staying safe from respiratory viruses, including the virus that causes COVID-19. Read what specific steps you can take to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses in the community: https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/disease-types/respiratory-viruses

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