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November 01, 2017

Stop Flu at School Vaccination Clinics Start Today

Approximately 35,000 students are expected to be vaccinated at more than 167 public schools statewide during the seven-week program.
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October 30, 2017

Hawai‘i State Dept. of Health Leads Oral Health Screenings for Head Start

The Hawai‘i DOH ramps up oral health screenings after a 2015/2016 report validated that Hawai‘i’s third grade children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the nation.
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October 04, 2017

DOH Awarded $361K in Child Lead Poisoning Prevention

According to DOH data from 2011 to 2015, nearly 60,000 children under the age of six in Hawai‘i were tested for lead, 3% of those tested had elevated blood lead levels.
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September 11, 2017

Ask the Mayor: How Do I Lodge Complaint Against Nail Salon?

I got a nasty fungal infection on my foot that was oozing, raw and took days to get rid of. Totally disgusting.
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September 02, 2017

Events to Raise Awareness of Suicide Prevention in Hawai‘i

According to the DOH, suicide is the leading cause of fatal injuries for people ages 15 to 44 and is the ninth leading cause of all deaths in the state.
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September 01, 2017

High Enterococci Count at Honokōwai Beach, Maui

The public is advised of a water quality exceedance of enterococci at Honokōwai Beach, Maui. Levels of 137 per 100 mL have been detected during routine...
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August 02, 2017

Gov. Ige Steps Up Effort to Prevent Rat Lungworm

Gov. David Ige announced today the state’s plans to place a stronger emphasis on the prevention of rat lungworm disease.
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July 17, 2017

Costco Pays $5K HI-5 Administrative Fine

Costco Wholesale Corporation has paid a fine of $4,799.40 for violating State deposit beverage container requirements.
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June 16, 2017

Hawai‘i Senior Fall Prevention Campaign Launched

On average in Hawaiʻi, 94 seniors die each year from fall-related injuries, 1,940 are hospitalized and more than 8,000 are taken to emergency rooms.
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June 05, 2017

HDOH Receives $3M Grant for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

The grant is designed to bring together stakeholders, enhance and expand treatment services and apply financial mechanisms that improve the efficiency of substance use disorder treatment efforts.
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May 22, 2017

Four Additional Cases of Mumps Confirmed on O‘ahu

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health today confirmed four additional cases of Oʻahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 51.
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May 18, 2017

Five Additional Mumps Cases Confirmed, 47 in Hawai‘i

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health today confirmed five additional cases of Oʻahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 47.
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May 18, 2017

Rat Lungworm Meeting Planned on Moloka‘i, May 30

The Maui District Health Office, will host a public informational meeting on rat lungworm disease on Moloka‘i, on Tuesday, May 30, at the Mitchell Pauole Center
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March 23, 2017

New Science Agreement to Improve Maui Coastal Water Quality

The plan will augment the efforts of the single DOH employee responsible for all water quality monitoring across the entire island of Maui.
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March 07, 2017

Suspension Lifted on Meadow Gold 2% Reduced Fat Milk

The Hawaiʻi State Department of Health today lifted the suspension of Meadow Gold Dairies’ 2% reduced fat milk products.
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