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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 4/5

COVID-19 UPDATE 32   It’s National Public Health Week (April 5-11, 2021), and what a great time to celebrate public health! We have made tremendous strides since the pandemic began over a year ago, and the future seems bright…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/22

COVID-19 UPDATE 31    A year has passed since our state initially shut down and looking back, we can observe the collective power of multi-sector partnerships in public health and the resiliency of the people of Hawai‘i. This year, we celebrated…
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Communications: The Glue to Overcoming the Pandemic Together

It wasn’t until the pandemic arrived that many of us grew to understand how essential communication is in our lives. We use verbal and non-verbal communications to gather information: make educated decisions, connect with others, and express…
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What Has HIPHI Done In Response To COVID-19?

GOVERNMENT ACTION Early on, HIPHI worked with a group of concerned physicians, healthcare providers, citizens, advocacy groups, and public health professionals urging Governor Ige to take a more proactive approach in protecting Hawaiʻi residents…
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HIPHI COVID-19 Update 3/8

COVID-19 UPDATE 30    When will I get to return to the office? When will my children go back to school? When can we gather with all of our loved ones? We all have so many questions regarding when our lives will return to a safe version…
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New Strains of COVID-19

What does it mean that the Hawai‘i Department of Health’s State Laboratories Division (SLD) found a new strain of COVID-19 in Hawai‘i? Viruses change (mutate) over time. These mutated versions of the virus can survive and spread in a community,…
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Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

On February 27, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Johnson & Johnson, also known as Janssen, COVID-19 vaccine. This EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers provides quick…