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May 26, 2023

DOH News Release – Kaua‘i District Overall health Workplace to conduct CASPER survey

Posted on Might 26, 2023 in Newest Division News, Newsroom

LĪHUʻE, HI – The Division of Overall health (DOH) Kaua‘i District Overall health Workplace will conduct a Neighborhood Assessment for Public Overall health Emergency Response (CASPER) survey to assess the emergency preparedness level and existing wellbeing of Kauaʻi households.


“The responses will develop upon prior CASPER surveys to assess household emergency preparedness and evacuation plans, as effectively as assist us to comprehend how Kauaʻi households are faring as we emerge from the pandemic,” stated Lauren Guest, Deputy District Overall health Officer, Kaua‘i District Overall health Workplace. “The information and facts we understand enables our workplace and the county to superior meet our community’s demands prior to, through and right after a disaster. In addition, it serves as a precious instruction chance for our employees.”


Survey teams will go door-to-door (June six to 9, 2023) to 30 census tracts that are weighted toward additional populated places inside the county. Seven homes inside every single tract will be systematically chosen and surveyed. Survey teams are comprised of Kaua‘i District Overall health Workplace employees with assistance from the Kaua‘i Healthcare Reserve Corps, and the American Red Cross.  O‘ahu DOH employees will also be present to participate in and understand from this approach.


“We significantly appreciate the participation of Kaua‘i residents in this island-wide survey work,“ stated Dr. Janet Berreman, Kaua‘i District Overall health Officer. “Mahalo for generously sharing your time and responses with our survey teams.”


The survey requires about ten minutes and chosen households will be asked about ongoing impacts of the pandemic, emergency preparedness provide levels, emergency plans for several hazards, as effectively as basic queries about life on Kaua‘i. All survey responses will be confidential, and survey teams will not gather names or addresses.


Group members will put on vests identifying themselves as aspect of the DOH survey group and will carry identification cards. Survey teams will be wearing face masks and physical distancing will be observed. Participating households will be provided the chance to full the survey more than the telephone, if preferred.


The CASPER survey methodology was created by the Centers for Illness Handle and Prevention (CDC) to swiftly assess the overall health and other resource demands of a neighborhood right after a disaster.


This will be the DOH’s sixth CASPER survey performed on Kauaʻi. To view prior CASPER survey reports, please stop by: https://overall health.hawaii.gov/kauai/



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Media Speak to:

Shawn Hamamoto


Division of Overall health

E-mail: [email protected]v

Telephone: (808) 586-4417

Cell: (808) 722-5380

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