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HMC COVID-19 VACCINATION BOOSTER UPDATE: Immunocompromised recipients

Aloha All, Starting today, immunocompromised recipients may schedule an appointment for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination booster in VAMS at Hilo Medical Center’s vaccination clinic at the Arc of Hilo at 1099 Waianuenue Avenue. Appointments will begin on Monday, August 23 from 8:00 am – 3:15 pm and continue weekdays. Qualified recipients may also walk in to receive their booster, no appointment necessary. Immunocompromised recipients qualify 28 days after their second shot. The CDC recommends recipients talk to their healthcare provider about

HOSPITAL UPDATE ON COVID-19: August 4, 2021 – as of 3:30 pm

HILO MEDICAL CENTER UPDATED VISITOR POLICY Hilo Medical Center has updated our visitation policy in light of the increase in the daily COVID case count and to protect our patients and staff.  A listing of locations providing COVID vaccination and testing follows. Currently, we have 13 hospitalized patients, 12 unvaccinated, 1 vaccinated. Please continue to encourage your loved ones to get their vaccination. EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 2 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2021 Emergency Department No visitors until further notice Exceptions include pediatric

Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19

This page will be updated regularly to include inform our community about our hospital’s preparedness to COVID-19. Dr. Douglas Do, Medical Director for TeamHealth Hospitalist Group, got his COVID-19 vaccination shot from Roylyenne Crivello in Employee Health. KEY FACT SHEETS & INFORMATION (Regularly Updated) TV Ad: 16 years and older eligible for COVID vaccines Radio Ad: 16 years and older eligible for COVID vaccines Flyer: This Is Your Time: 16 years and older

Managing employees (Travelers) returning from China

Frequently Asked Questions Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is providing these resources specific to management of employees who have returned to Hawaii from travel in areas with known transmission of 2019‐ nCov. For general information about 2019-nCoV, read our 2019-nCoV FAQ, and visit our website for updated information. Many employers and businesses in Hawaii are concerned about the current outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and the potential impacts to their business communities and wish to take appropriate steps to mitigate any risks. Click the

Novel Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus is a type of virus that causes diseases of varying severities, ranging from the common cold to more serious respiratory disease. A novel (new) coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus that hasn’t been identified before in humans. Click on the image above to open a PDF version in a new tab.