Syphilis Webinar

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 in Featured, Resource

Click here to Register OVERVIEW The STI/HIV Prevention Program at the Hawaiʻi Department of Health’s (HIDOH) Harm Reduction Services Branch and the California Prevention Training Center (CAPTC) are offering a live webinar for healthcare providers and community service providers, titled, Syphilis Update: Understanding the Concerning Rise in Maternal and Congenital Syphilis in Hawaii. Providers who work with communities that face cultural, economic and language barriers ...
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Oahu Partners in Care has released its 2020 report on Sexual and Gender Minorities from its annual Homeless Point in Time Count. Read the report. For more resources, check out the SGM Resource Hub.

Local SGM Data Resource

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 in Featured, Resource

The Hawaii Health and Data Warehouse has posted a tutorial on how to access Sexual and Gender Minority health data in Hawaii. Don’t get mad…get data! For more resources, check out the SGM Resource Hub.

On World Hepatitis Day 2020, we joined Hep Free Hawai`i and over 80 other partners to release Hep Free 2030, Hawai`i’s first Hepatitis Elimination Strategy. This past year, over a hundred people representing more than fifty agencies participated in over twenty convenings to help create this collaborative, nimble, and community-facing strategy. Download and share the ...
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Gender Neutral State IDs

Posted on Jul 1, 2020 in Featured, Update

As of July 1, 2020, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is providing a new gender option for State Identification cards, driver’s licenses, and commercial driver’s licenses. Those seeking to apply, renew, or obtain a duplicate credential can now choose “X” or “Not Specified” in the gender category instead of the binary “M” (Male) or ...
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HRSB Statement on Racial Equity

Posted on Jun 8, 2020 in Featured, Update

During these extraordinary and unsettling times, we struggle to find the words to express our outrage, despair, and sadness. We are watching lives and generations being lost, and Black Lives Matter. The mission of the Harm Reduction Services Branch is to empower people in Hawai‘i to make responsible health decisions for themselves and others by: Providing ...
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As of January 1, 2019, Hawaii State Medicaid (MedQUEST) has removed requirements on fibrosis and sobriety in its guidance for hepatitis C medications. This is in alignment with recommendations from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and it will provide more people access to life-saving treatment. We will continue to work with ...
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