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December 07, 2017

Department of Health Offers New Recipe Book

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has released a new recipe book this holiday season with the publication of the Choose Healthy Now @ Home Recipe Book.
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November 05, 2017

27 Schools Receive Incentives for Well-Rounded Education

Research has shown that policies like the wellness guidelines contribute to academic achievement as well as overall student health and wellness. Supporting whole-child and well-rounded education aligns with the DOH's student health goals and the HIDOE Strategic Plan.
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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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October 02, 2017

Stop Flu at School, Vaccination Forms Due Oct. 25

Flu vaccination of students at school is an effective strategy for reducing the spread of influenza in the community and protecting those at risk
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September 12, 2017

Stop Flu at School Program Begins on Hawai‘i Island This Fall

Stop Flu at School will be offered to all elementary and intermediate public schools in Hawai‘i County later this year.
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September 05, 2017

State Promotes Suicide Prevention in September

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch are hosting a series of events statewide to raise awareness.
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August 03, 2017

Health & Human Services Job Fair at State Capitol Aug. 11

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health and Department of Human Services will co-host a job fair on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the State Capital.
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July 18, 2017

Hawai‘i Receives $6 Million to Support Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Hawai‘i will receive $6,125,363 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase the state’s ability to prepare and respond to health threats.
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June 23, 2017

DOH Confirms 15 More Mumps Cases: Total 119

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health has confirmed 15 more cases of O‘ahu residents with the mumps.
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June 05, 2017

DOH Receives Over $3M for Adolescent Substance Abuse/Mental Health Disorders

The grant will provide funding over four years for the treatment of adolescents and transitional aged youth with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
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May 30, 2017

Seven More Mumps Cases Confirmed in Hawai‘i; 65 Total

The State Department of Health today confirmed seven more cases of mumps in Hawai‘i.
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May 23, 2017

4 Additional Cases of Mumps Reported on Oʻahu, Brings Total to 55

The department expects to see more cases of mumps in Hawai‘i as the viral disease is highly contagious and circulating on O‘ahu.
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May 12, 2017

New Case of Rat Lungworm Reported on Big Island

The DOH confirmed the case on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases to 15 statewide
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December 18, 2016

HDOA & DOH Announce Statewide Pesticide Initiative

The Department of Health and Department of Agriculture have sought guidance from federal, state and research partners to evaluate actions that would offer the greatest value for Hawai‘i communities
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