Information and Resources about Coronavirus
Cases of the new coronavirus (named COVID-19) have been reported in a growing number of countries worldwide, including cases in the United States. Reported symptoms from the virus have ranged from mild to severe illness, and can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The World Health Organization has declared this a pandemic. Hawaii residents should continue to exercise good hygiene – including washing hands, immunizing against the flu – and contact your health care professional if you feel ill.
This is a rapidly evolving situation and it is important that we rely on facts and expertise from public health officials. To access up-to-date information from government sources, please consult the following:
- For the latest on the global and nationwide situation visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.
- For information on Hawaii’s response and to sign up for email updates from the Hawaii Department of Health.
- To see the latest international travel advisories and alerts, please visit the US Department of State’s website.
If you are a Hawaii resident and need assistance, please contact my State Office at 808-522-8970 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Neighbor Islands residents can call toll-free at 844-478-3478.