Mythbusting 10 Fears & Rumors About COVID Vaccination

A great resource for combating COVID-19 vaccination mis-information written Dr. Joseph Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula is a professor and the Chair of Native Hawaiian Health at UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine.

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Resources – Free COVID-19 Testing in Hawaii

COVID-19 Testing and Diagnostics Working Group (TDWG): https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/testing/testing-diagnostics-working-group/index.html

Covid-19 Testing for K-8 Schools, Underserved Communities, and Congregate Settings. PerkinElmer has been selected by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in partnership with the Department of Defense (DOD) to expand testing opportunities for K-8 schools, underserved communities, and congregate settings, such as homeless shelters in the Western U.S. that includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, and the Marshall Islands. https://letsendthistogether.com

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month is a key opportunity to highlight the importance of vaccination at all ages.

CDC Toolkit: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html

American Society for Microbiology Toolkit: https://asm.org/Resource-Pages/Vaccine-Resources

Find key messages, sample social media, graphics, and educational resources to assist in your efforts to educate parents and patients about the benefits of vaccination.

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Keiki Hero – COVID-19 Resources

Keiki Heroes is a community empowerment initiative that provides Hawaii’s keiki (children) with fun and engaging ways to encourage habits that keep them healthy and safe.

http://www.keikiheroes.org/

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How to Become a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider in Hawaii

Instructions and contact information for potential/interested COVID-19 providers is now available on the HDOH Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD) website! 
DOH DOCD COVID-19 page https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/
Select “For Clinicians” –> Select “COVID-19”


Information regarding what to expect and who to contact with questions may be found here: Disease Outbreak Control Division | COVID-19 | Become a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider (hawaii.gov)

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WEBINAR: Building Community Trust to Increase COVID-19 Vaccination, Wednesday May 26, 2021 12-1 PM HST

REGISTRATIONhttps://forms.gle/AdRuMD2dZcUqmJja6  

For registration questions please contact Janelle: napualani_jj@hotmail.com

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Webinar – Adolescent Vaccination Getting Back on Track, Friday May 21, 2021 12:30-1:00 PM HST

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HIC Update – May 2021

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What can teens expect when getting a COVID-19 vaccine?

The Vaccine Makers Project: https://vaccinemakers.org/news-events/coronavirus-pandemic-answering-your-questions

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National Immunization Week – Vaccine Myths Debunked #StoptheSpread

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