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New School Immunization Requirements

Posted on Oct 2, 2019 in DOCD

Learn more about the immunizations required beginning school year 2020-2021

Vaping Associated Lung Injury

Posted on Sep 27, 2019 in DOCD

Updates and information on vaping associated lung injury in Hawaii.

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week!

Posted on Sep 17, 2019 in DOCD

National Seat Check Saturday is this Saturday, September 21. There will be several community events across the state. Hawaii Island   Oahu  –  Click Here to View Flyer Target, Kona Waipio Shopping Center, Waipahu 74-5455 Makala Blvd 94-1040 Waipio Uka St. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  —————————————————  ————————————————————- Maui Kauai ...
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Current Issues & Advisories

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 in DOCD

Learn about current and past Issues and Advisories issued by DOCD.

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The Hawaii Department of Health has declared the end of the statewide mumps outbreak. In total, 1,009 people with mumps were identified during the outbreak, which began in March 2017. Although the outbreak dose of MMR vaccine is no longer recommended, routine vaccination of all children should continue because mumps circulates in the U.S. and ...
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The Hawaii Department of Health’s annual Stop Flu at School program began on Oct. 15, 2018 and will continue in 177 public schools statewide through Dec. 7, 2018. The voluntary program administers free flu shots to students in kindergarten through eighth grade who are enrolled at participating schools. Approximately 30,000 students are expected to be ...
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Legionella (Legionnaires’ Disease)

Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in DOCD

The Department of Health is currently investigating cases of Legionella on Oahu.

DOH is investigating an increasing amount of Mumps cases. Get the latest updates and information on how to protect you and your family.

The state’s annual school-located vaccination program, Stop Flu at School, will be offered to all elementary and intermediate public schools in Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii Counties later this year. On Oahu, the program will be made available to selected public schools. Stop Flu at School, which provides free flu shots to students in kindergarten through ...
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