Keep up to date on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Hawaii by visiting the Hawaii Department of Health Website or give them a call at (808) 586-4586.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severity, ranging from the common cold to a more serious respiratory disease. A novel (new) coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus that hasn't been identified before in humans. Read more about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
- 3/16/20 – Mayor confirms first case of coronavirus on Oahu not linked to out-of-state travel from Hawaii News Now
- 3/12/20 – Hawaii Coronavirus Updates: State Reduces Growth Forecast, UH To Go Online, Merrie Monarch Canceled from Hawaii Public Radio
- 3/11/20 – LATEST: Testing ramps up in Hawaii as cancellations mount from MSN.com
- 3/9/20 – Hawaii Updates: What We're Learning About Coronavirus Today from Hawaii Public Radio
- 3/6/20 – Hawaii’s 1st case of coronavirus conrmed, Gov. David Ige announces from The Star-Advertiser
- 3/4/20 – Emergency Coronavirus fund approved, Hawaii to receive portion of the budget from KHON 2
How is it spread?
- Through coughing and sneezing
- Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
- Touching an object or surface with the virus on it then touching your mouth, nose or eyes before washing your hands
- Because novel coronavirus is new, we are learning more each day about the transmission patterns and incubation periods.
What are the symptoms?
- Difficulty Breathing
- Severe Illness
How can I protect myself?
- Wash hands frequently
- Sanitize common areas constantly and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- See more ways to protect yourself
If you think you may have been infected with novel coronavirus (COVID-19), call the Department of Health Reporting Line at (808) 586-4586
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