Health Resources Administration
Deputy Director for Health Resources: Debbie Kim Morikawa
Phone: (808) 586-4433
The Health Resources Administration oversees the following divisions and programs:
- Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division
- Communicable Disease & Public Health Nursing Division
- Disease Outbreak Control Division
- Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch
- Family Health Services Division
- Office of Health Care Assurance
Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD)
Phone: (808) 586-4488
The Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division, also known as the Tobacco Settlement Project strives to promote wellness and improve the quality and years of life for Hawaii’s people through effective prevention, detection and management of chronic diseases.
Communicable Disease & Public Health Nursing Division (CDPHND)
Phone: (808) 586-4580
The Communicable Disease & Public Health Nursing Division monitors the number of cases of tuberculosis and Hansen’s disease, and other transmittable diseases.
|Harm Reduction Services Branch||(808) 733-9010|
|Tuberculosis Control Branch||(808) 832-5731|
|Hansen’s Disease Branch||(808) 733-9831|
|Public Health Nursing Branch||(808)-832-3773|
Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD)
Phone: (808) 587-6845
The Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD) comprises the Disease Investigation Branch and Immunization Branch. These programs work together to monitor, investigate, prevent, and control infectious diseases in Hawaii, especially those preventable through immunizations, and to ensure Hawaii’s ability to respond to emergencies that threaten the public’s health. Toward these goals, DOCD works to strengthen the relationships between the Department of Health and other partners including laboratories, hospitals, schools, emergency response agencies, private organizations, and the military.
|Disease Investigation Branch||(808) 586-8362|
|Immunization Branch||(808) 586-8300|
Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB)
Phone: (808) 733-9210
The Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch aims to minimize death, injury, and disability due to life threatening situations by assuring the availability of high quality emergency medical care through the development of a system capable of providing coordinated emergency medical and health services.
|Injury Prevention & Control Program||(808) 733-9320|
Phone: (808) 586-4122
The Family Health Services Division aims to assure that all families, women, men, pregnant women, parents, infants, children, children with special health needs, and adolescents receive quality prevention and intervention services based on their individual needs.
|Children with Special Health Needs Branch||(808) 733-9070|
|Genetics Program||(808) 733-9055|
|Newborn Screening Program||(808) 733-9069|
|Early Intervention (0-3) Section||(808) 594-0000|
|Maternal and Child Health Branch||(808) 733-9022|
|Women’s Health Section||(808) 733-9050|
|Children and Youth Wellness Section||(808) 733-9044|
|Family and Community Support Section||(808) 733-9033|
|Healthy Start Program||(808) 733-4184|
|Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children
WIC Services Branch
Office of Health Care Assurance (OHCA)
Phone: (808) 692-7227
The Office of Health Care Assurance manages the state licensing and federal certification of medical and health care facilities, agencies, and services provided throughout the state in order to ensure compliance with established standards of care.