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There’s more to the story behind new federal data that reports Hawaii’s first COVID-19 death in a nursing facility.
Care facilities restrict visits from family members and friends because of COVID-19, leaving many elderly people feeling isolated.
Josh Green is proposing the state ask random airline passengers to take a voluntary test as a way to measure the prevalence of the virus among travelers.
The $100 million in relief has been a lifeline to Hawaii hospitals and clinics during the pandemic, but it won’t fully cover their losses.
The Hawaii Med-QUEST division is wiping clean insurance contracts that were originally to go into effect in July.
UPDATED: The care home operators deny wrongdoing.
The city is working with health centers across Oahu to expand testing in targeted communities, hoping to augment the state’s programs.
More than 140 doctors and nurses have already contacted Dr. Jim Ireland, one of the organizers to work at the Aloha Free Clinic.