The Hawaii Immunization Coalition is a 501(c)3 statewide community-based organization working to ensure all of Hawaii’s families are appropriately vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases.
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It’s National Infant Immunization Week! Check out the great CDC resources you can use to raise awareness and learn more. Help spread the word, and keep our keiki healthy from preventable diseases!
The Hawaii Immunization Coalition (HIC) Public Advocacy Group is comprised of individuals who believe vaccines are safe and effective in protecting ourselves, our children, our families, and our communities from diseases including flu, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, and … Continue reading
Your voice makes a difference! Check out our updated Legislative Priorities for 2017, and join our mailing list to see what you can do.
January 10-11, 2017 Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii CDC Pink Book Course: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Gold Level Sponsors: Silver Level Sponsors: Register NOW Faculty from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases will present a live, … Continue reading
On October 19, 2016, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) updated recommendations for hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines: Hepatitis B: ACIP recommended that infants be immunized within 24 hours of birth and removed policy language allowing a … Continue reading
Vaccine-preventable hepatitis A cases are being found in Hawaii. Wash hands, and get vaccinated! For the latest updates, go to http://health.hawaii.gov/docd/hepatitis-a-outbreak-2016/.
Congratulations to Chelsea Tadena from Lanai Community Health Center for being named the CDC’s 2016 Childhood Immunization Champion for Hawaii! We are so proud of the great work you have done to ensure that the keiki of Lanai stay healthy … Continue reading
Congrats to Board Member, May Rose Dela Cruz! We are excited to share May Rose’s recently published article: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Motivators, Barriers, and Brochure Preferences Among Parents in Multicultural Hawai‘i: a Qualitative Study The article provides wonderful insight … Continue reading