Keeping your immediate and extended ʻohana informed and planning for change together
*We encourage you to shop responsibly so that everyone in our communities (from your parents to your aunty's best friend's niece) have access to the supplies they need.
Planning and Preparation
- Prepare a Family Emergency Kit:
- DOH Office of Public Health Preparedness | Make a Kit
- A simple guide to ten essential items you should pack BEFORE a disaster or emergency occurs.
- DOH Office of Public Health Preparedness | Create a Family Plan
- You can find links to the hospital preparedness checklist, as well as the interim infection prevention and control recommendations for patients with known or suspected 2019-nCoV in a healthcare setting. (HAH.org)
- How to setup a home decontamination station for incoming food and groceries
- How to Grocery Shop Safely During a Pandemic
Stay at Home Resources
- Resources that help ʻohana to ensure that the well-being of their homes and everyone in the ʻohana are taken care of. Includes opportunities for you to kōkua with ʻohana in need.
- Preparing to shelter in place for coronavirus: A printable guide to what you need at home (Vox)
- Coping with Sheltering at Home (American Red Cross)
- COVID-19 + Women in Hawaii (Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women): A crowdsourced guide focused on women’s needs, community resources for women, and urgent concerns and questions.
- If you’re concerned about being quarantined in an unsafe home situation, please see domesticshelters.org for more resources. National Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3223 (TTY) or chat with their advocates or text LOVEIS to 22522. List of Local and National Domestic Violence Resources via the State of HI Dept. of Human Services