HHHRC RESPONDS TO COVID-19

Hawai‘i Health & Harm Reduction Center is committed to the health and safety of our clients, patients, community, and staff. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus situation in Hawai'i and will announce updates as we review recommendations from the Hawai‘i State DOH and the CDC.

The following changes are effective immediately and will be in place until further notice:

  • We have reduced our hours of operation. Our new temporary hours are:

    • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9:00AM - 2:00PM; Tuesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM; Friday 1:00PM - 5:00PM

  • HHHRC is suspending all walk-in services except for current clients. We are not accepting new patients or referrals at this time, with the exception of newly diagnosed HIV+ individuals. Please check out Waikiki Health Center or contact your primary care provider for HIV, HCV and STI testing.

  • All events through the end of April are canceled or postponed; please contact aogata@hhhrc.org for details.

  • The 2020 Honolulu AIDS Walk is canceled.

  • All trainings are postponed or will move to a virtual format. Please see our Training Institute page for updates.

  • Syringe exchange times are changing each week. Please call the phone numbers listed on the SEP page for more information.

  • We are not accepting volunteers at this time.

  • We will continue to see existing appointments as scheduled. If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, please contact your primary care provider immediately.

Mahalo for your understanding and flexibility during these uncertain times. Take care!

APPLYING FOR BENEFITS DURING COVID-19

These resources from the The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai'i explain how to apply for benefits such as SNAP (food stamps) during the pandemic, and includes information regarding maintaining benefits. Visit their website to learn more.

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COVID-19 TEMPORARY QUARANTINE & ISOLATION CENTER (TQIC)

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health and the City and County of Honolulu partnered and established the TQIC in Iwilei for homeless individuals on O‘ahu who are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This facility opened on April 1, 2020.

The center, located on City property, provides housing, food, and hygiene facilities for up to 52 homeless persons who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, are medically fragile, awaiting results, or test positive for the virus. The facility is staffed by doctors, registered nurses, medical assistants, and other healthcare professionals.

COVID-19 STREET GUIDE

A guide for staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic aimed at those who use drugs or are experiencing houselessness. Includes links to local support resources.

DIY FACE MASK DEMONSTRATION BY SURGEON GENERAL

HHHRC TRAINING INSTITUTE

NEXT TRAINING: OPIOIDS & OVERDOSE ON 10/9/2020

Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in Hawaii and around the U.S. This interactive session, conducted over Zoom, will explore the impact of opioids on the body and identify the risks for accidental opioid overdose. Participants will be certified to administer Naloxone, the opioid antagonist. 4 hours ADAD approved CEUs.

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Temporary Hours of Operation: 
Mon/Wed/Thurs 9:00AM - 2:00PM; Tues 1:00PM - 3:00PM; Fri 1:00PM - 5:00PM

NOTICE: HHHRC COVID-19 SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS

Address: 677 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 226  Honolulu, HI  96813

Email: info@hhhrc.org     Tel:  (808) 521-2437

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