When you need to be alone

Posted on Sep 29, 2020 in Capitol Connection
The Pearl Hotel Waikiki is one of our hotels housing people referred through the CARES program.

The Pearl Hotel Waikiki is one of our hotels housing people referred through the CARES program.

Need a place to quarantine or isolate because of COVID-19? You can call the Health Department’s Hawai‘i CARES line at 832-3100 or 1-800-753-6879 for placement or in-home services. “No one in need is turned away,” said DOH deputy director Edward Mersereau on a recent media tour of the Pearl Hotel Waikiki. The hotel is one of four housing people referred through the CARES program.

The program helps those living in crowded, multigenerational households; first responders; individuals without shelter; and others unable to safely quarantine or isolate while awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test or who have tested positive for the virus.

Read more in the October Capitol Connection newsletter
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