Governor Ige and Hawai‘i Department of Health provide additional guidance on face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19

HONOLULU – Based on national guidance released today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and recommendations from county mayors and state legislators, Gov. Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency are formulating a statewide policy on the voluntary use of facemasks. Although there is no current […]

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Hawai‘i Department of Health announces 3rd COVID-19 death

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health is reporting the death of a third individual with COVID-19. The elderly O‘ahu resident had been hospitalized in critical condition on life support for several weeks after returning from travel to Washington state. “We offer our sincere condolence to his family and friends at this difficult time,” said […]

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Cloth face coverings, such as bandanas, scarves and homemade masks, are an additional tool to help prevent the spread of #COVID19 but are not a replacement for social distancing and washing your hands often. #HawaiiCOVID19

Non-essential medical care like eye exams, teeth cleaning, and elective procedures should be cancelled or rescheduled. If possible, health care visits should be done remotely. Contact your health care provider to see what services they are providing. #HawaiiCOVID19

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