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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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of imported frozen raw tuna or ahi cubes distributed by Tropic Fish Hawaii, LLC on Oahu that tested positive for hepatitis A. The product, imported from Indonesia, was used to prepare poke sold between April 27–May 1 by the following food establishments on Oahu: Times ...
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Hawaii State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Park, who heads the Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD), was named “Islander of the Year” in the “Health and Medicine” category by Honolulu Magazine. Dr. Park was chosen for her leadership in stopping the hepatitis A outbreak that sickened hundreds of people on Oahu and neighbor islands last year after ...
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Identified raw scallops imported from the Philippines as the source of an outbreak of hepatitis A that sickened hundreds of Hawaii residents

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Congenital Zika Virus Infection

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 in DOCD

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Dengue Outbreak 2015-16

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 in DOCD

While HDOH will continue to closely monitor for new cases of locally transmitted mosquito-borne diseases, this site will no longer be updated on a daily basis after April 26, 2016. For more information about mosquito-borne diseases and investigations, please visit Mosquito-borne Diseases. Dengue Fever – Hawaii Island Outbreak Aedes aegypti mosquito Aedes albopictus mosquito Aedes ...
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