Mastercare, Inc. continues to monitor the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) daily. Currently, there are 606 reported cases of COVID-19 identified in Hawaii, and 14 deaths.
We are encouraging everyone to utilize the resources below to get updated information related to COVID-19. These resources provide information about how individuals and programs can stay prepared and take steps to prevent spread of the virus. We encourage everyone to take reasonable precautions and stay informed. Being prepared is vital. Here’s what you can do to plan and prepare now:
Visit the below link about COVID-19 from the DOH (Department of Health) website. This page is updated on a regular basis. Please also note the additional resources below, including fact sheets in multiple languages.
- DOH has launched a new website: HAWAIICOVID19.COM
- Hawaii DOH Coronavirus Advisories
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Coronavirus Prevention
- CDC Coronavirus Healthcare Facilities
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 30 seconds.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Sanitize and sanitize often. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Wear a mask (if you can) if you are sick to prevent spreading illness to other people.
Practice Everyday Protection
Stay Home/Go Home If You Feel Sick:
If you are experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath or have traveled to an area of sustained exposure (China, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Oregon, California, Florida, New York, Maryland, Kentucky, or Utah) within the last 14 days, please stay home and call your doctor. If you plan to travel to any of these areas, please notify your care coordinator immediately.
Call Your Physician:
If you are experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath or have traveled to any of the areas listed above within the last 14 days, call your doctor to determine if you need to be seen and follow their instructions.
The health and safety of our staff, clients and community health network are our utmost priority. Thus, we are closely monitoring the latest developments of COVID-19 and have begun to prepare for all possibilities. Mastercare is committed to maintaining a contentious balance between taking necessary precautions and maintaining calm about the situation.
Mahalo from the Mastercare Ohana