Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division awarded $11.8 million grant to improve children’s mental health services statewide

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (CAMHD) has been awarded a competitive $11.8 million system of care expansion grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The four-year grant will begin funding services in August 2020. The grant will focus on enhancing services for approximately […]

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Hawai‘i Department of Health to begin issuing red placards to restaurants and bars that violate physical distancing and other mandates to prevent the spread of COVID-19

HONOLULU – There are now severe consequences for food establishments that do not take physical distancing and other guidance seriously. The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Food Safety Branch will begin to temporarily suspend the operations of restaurants, bars and other food establishments that do not comply with physical distancing, wearing cloth face masks and other […]

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No, face shields are not an adequate substitute. If you are infected, your cloth face covering will capture any large respiratory droplets that prevent you from unknowingly infecting people around you. A face shield would more likely allow these droplets to escape. #HawaiiCOVID19

This week's community bulletin highlights back-to-school resources for parents and caregivers + tips for keeping your guard up and mask on at work: https://mailchi.mp/doh/covid-19-community-bulletin-july-31-2020

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