Fentanyl summit for HI Island – Feb 22, 2022 – 10:00am-12:00noon

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Fentanyl is here – on Hawai`i Island. 

For summit registration: the virtual event will include a message from Mayor Roth and a panel of local leaders who will discuss the growing problem in our community. The panel includes representation from the police and emergency services departments; addiction and harm reduction specialists; and other important community leaders.

Please attend.

For more information:  

Fentanyl Summit Flyer

Alzheimer’s Association – September 2021 Programs

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September is HERE!!!That means it’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s month for Hawai‘i Island! In addition to our Walk, check out the Alzheimer’s Association’s programs going on this month as well as some COVID-19-related resources. Please reach out to me if you have any questions about our care and support programs or the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 


Online Education Programs and Support Groups

Attached is our team’s schedule of Online Education Programs for this month. These programs are all via Zoom and require registration. We can also bring our programs to specific organizations or groups, so please reach out to me if this is something you may be interested in. We also continue to provide Online Support Groups for caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. If you are interested in attending our Hawai‘i Island caregiver group, please let me know.

2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

With the safety of our Hawai‘i Island community in mind, our Hilo Walk to End Alzheimer’s committee has decided to make this year’s Walk a “Walk wherever you are” event. We will be displaying a Walk Flower Promise Garden in town and connecting with participants through our social media platforms on September 18There’s still time to join the fight to #ENDALZ by starting or joining a Walk team for ourHawaii Island walkMore information will be out soon, so stay tuned!

COVID-19, Alzheimer’s and Dementia

 I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy as the surges in COVID-19 on Hawai‘i Island continue–especially those of us who are caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. I wanted to remind everyone about the Alzheimer’s Association’s COVID-19, Alzheimer’s and Dementia resource websiteClick here to learn more.
Also, a big mahalo to our partners at Community First Hawai‘i for letting me share a little of my family’s personal caregiving experiences in this pandemic with my 96-year-old Nana who is living with dementia. You can check it out in last Sunday’s Hawaii Tribune Herald.

Nicolas K. Los Baños 
Hawai‘i Island Regional Coordinator | Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter | direct (phone/text): 808.518.6649 | | | Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Video – Covid 19 Vaccine/Testing Community Outreach

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KRH Clinic on Aug 28, 2021 administered 104 Vaccines (previous count was 86),  Queens’ NHCH Tested 66 people (previous count was 50).
We’ve been having great turn out for these events and we’re glad that more people are taking advantage of this opportunity.


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Free – Ocean View COVID-19 Vaccine & Testing Clinic – Saturday August 28, 2021, 9am-12noon, 92-1429 KAIULANI BLVD