Updates

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Posted on Apr 7, 2021 in Updates

The Hawai’i Department of Health (HDOH) has been working with Hawaii’s healthcare facilities to facilitate the development of antimicrobial stewardship capacity in our state since 2016. After COVID-19 taking all our efforts, we are ready to refocus and continue our support to your Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP). We are happy to partner once again with ...
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The Department of Health’s Data Page has a new data set showing how much vaccine has been administered in Hawaii. It will be updated weekly on Wednesdays. View the new Vaccine Data here.

DOH to shift data window

Posted on Nov 15, 2020 in Updates

DOH will shift its data window this weekend. This adjustment will change the time regular updates are available on the COVID-19 dashboard at https://hawaiicovid19.com. Daily updates on the dashboard will appear at 12 p.m. rather than the current 3 p.m. time.  This change will also mean no new data, including the number of new COVID-19 ...
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Project Firstline

Posted on Oct 30, 2020 in Updates

The Hawaii Department of Health has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and other partners to bring Project Firstline to our frontline workers. Every frontline healthcare worker deserves to understand infection control principles and protocols and fell they can confidently apply them to protect themselves, their facility, their family and their community. CDC’s new ...
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New Metrics for School Reopening

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 in Updates

The Hawaii Department of Health has partnered with schools, school nurses, pediatricians, and other partners as they work to apply school learning model thresholds in their communities. Based on the feedback received, the Department of Health has published new thresholds and guidance on a new School Guidance page. …

Recent Case Clusters

Posted on Aug 25, 2020 in Updates

We have seen several recent case clusters surrounding social activities such as break room gatherings, work pot-lucks, and other social gatherings. We suspect and in some cases have confirmed these cases are related to inconsistent mask wearing and lack of physical distancing.

Mask Wearing and More Clusters

Posted on Aug 17, 2020 in Updates

We continue to see cases associated with the remaining bars that are still open. It is difficult to wear a mask while drinking and as people become impaired, they naturally stop physically distancing and begin to congregate together. We have heard reports that people are still doing rigorous activities in gyms while wearing masks. This ...
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