Ola Lokahi Newsletter – November 2016

Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Ola Lokahi

Ola Lokahi November

Ola Lokahi (Nov 2016)

A Message from Virginia Pressler, MD, Director of Health
Healthy Holidays to You and Your Family! Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.

Thaddeus Pham Receives HAH’s 2016 Public Health Award
Congratulations to Thaddeus Pham, Adult Viral Hepatitis Coordinator with the Hawaii Department of Health, who received the Public Health Award from the Healthcare Association of Hawaii at its 2016 Awards & Scholarship Gala held at Ko’olau Ballrooms on October 29. Open the attached newsletter pdf to read more.

Sanitation Branch: Safe Holiday Cooking and Eating Tips
Here in the islands, we celebrate the holidays with potlucks with friends and family. However, home buffets, where food is left out for long periods of time, leave the door open for uninvited guests- bacteria that cause foodborne illness. Open the attached newsletter pdf for some tips to keep you safe and healthy during the holidays to avoid food poisoning.