Coronavirus informational update for Wednesday, February 12th at 12 noon.
The Department of Health encourages everyone to take preventive measures seriously. As with preventing the spread of any virus, the Department of Health recommends the following precautions be taken;
For healthy and well people, it is not recommended to wear a face mask.
Wash your hands with soap and water.
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home if you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and wash your hands.
Clean and disinfect frequently-touched objects and surfaces.
And, get a flu shot.
Updated information about the coronavirus for the State of Hawaii is as follows;
The Hawaii Department of Health has NOT issued an advisory to the general public.
And, confirms that there are NO cases of the coronavirus reported in Hawaii as this time.
The County of Hawaii, the Department of Health along with other state and federal partners are working closely together to keep you safe, healthy, and informed.
If you need additional information on the coronavirus, please call:
Department of Health at 974-6001;
Department of Health after-hours at 211
Or, visit Health.hawaii.gov
From your Hawai'i County Civil Defense Agency.