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State approves two medical marijuana dispensaries for Hawaii Island

After receiving more than 60 applications in January a four-member selection panel reviewed and scored applications. The Hawaii State Department of Health awarded two licenses for the County of Hawaii.

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IT’S OVER! Dengue Fever outbreak ends, no new cases over past month

The state and Hawai‘i County are standing down certain emergency response activities related to the dengue fever outbreak after 30 days of no new locally acquired cases. This decision rests on the fact that three periods of the maximum human incubation period of ten days have passed.

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There have been no outbreak-related dengue cases with onset in the 30 days since the end of the last infectious period. Although the Department of Health (DOH) will continue to carefully monitor mosquito-borne illnesses, further updates will not be forthcoming unless there is any kind of change.

Dengue Fever outbreak is over Tuesday (April 26)

There have been no outbreak-related dengue cases with onset in the 30 days since the end of the last infectious period. Although the Department of Health (DOH) will continue to carefully monitor mosquito-borne illnesses, further updates will not be forthcoming unless there is any kind of change.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Monday (April 25) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since the previous upadate. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Monday (April 25)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Monday (April 25) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since the previous upadate. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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As of 1 p.m. Friday (April 22) the State Department of Health had reported one new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday but this was an older previously unconfirmed case. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

One new Dengue Fever case confirmed but not infectious Friday (April 22)

As of 1 p.m. Friday (April 22) the State Department of Health had reported one new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday but this was an older previously unconfirmed case. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Thursday (April 21) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Thursday (April 21)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Thursday (April 21) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Wednesday (April 20) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Wednesday (April 20)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Wednesday (April 20) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday (April 19) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Tuesday (April 19)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday (April 19) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Monday (April 18) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Monday (April 18)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Monday (April 18) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Friday (April 15) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Friday (April 15)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Friday (April 15) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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Aedes aegypti mosquito

Gov Ige extends mosquito emergency period another 60 days

Governor Ige signed a supplemental proclamation April 11, 2016 to extend the state’s emergency period for mosquito borne illnesses, such as dengue fever, Zika virus and chikungunya. While these diseases continue to spread in multiple regions around the world, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been working diligently with its partners in the […]

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The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Thursday (April 14) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

No new Dengue Fever cases Thursday (April 14)

The response to the ongoing Dengue Fever outbreak continues. As of 1 p.m. Thursday (April 14) the State Department of Health had reported no new confirmed cases of dengue fever since yesterday. Everyone should be reminded that this outbreak remains active and is not anticipated to be considered over anytime in the near future.

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