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TEMPORARY QUARANTINE AND ISOLATION CENTER OFFERS LONG-TERM BENEFITS THAT MEET THE PHYSICAL AND BEHAVIORAL NEEDS OF HONOLULU’S HOMELESS HONOLULU — In its first two months of operation, the state’s first temporary quarantine and isolation center at 524 Kaaahi Street in Iwilei has provided a place for more than 50 homeless individuals who have COVID-19 symptoms ...
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RESILIENCE HUBS DISTRIBUTE PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DONATIONS TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND HOMELESSNESS SERVICE PROVIDERS HONOLULU – To help protect essential workers who provide mental health services and their patients, the Hawai‘i Department of Health and the Behavioral Health and Homelessness Statewide Unified Response Group (BHHSURG) are coordinating the distribution of donated personal protective equipment (PPE) across ...
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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP SECURES PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT For Service Providers on O‘ahu with Statewide Distribution (Honolulu) – Several community nonprofits are partnering with the State of Hawai‘i to secure donations of homemade and unopened store-bought personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks, goggles and face shields, and distribute them to behavioral health workers and social service ...
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NEW WEBSITE FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND HOMELESS SERVICE PROVIDERS HONOLULU – Today, the Behavioral Health and Homelessness Statewide Unified Response Group (BHHSURG) launched a website to ensure the continuity of coverage of essential health and homelessness services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The website features resources for providers who work with mental health and homeless populations, ...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COORDINATES EFFORT TO LAUNCH COVID-19 TESTING AND QUARANTINE FACILITY FOR PERSONS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS The Hawai‘i Department of Health and the City and County of Honolulu are partnering to open a COVID-19 medical triage and quarantine center in Iwilei and establish mobile testing for homeless individuals on Oahu. The center, located in a ...
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