Visitors to Maui: AttentionHawaii State Department of Health Maui District Health Office Recommendations
Visitors to Maui: Attention
Hawaii State Department of Health Maui District Health Office Recommendations
The following are safety guidelines recommended to all travelers arriving into Maui County:
Before booking your lodging, ensure that location will accommodate you should you require quarantine or isolation if you become suspected of being contagious, awaiting test results for, or needing to be isolated as a positive case of COVID 19. Maui has limited quarantine locations to place sick or suspected sick nonresidents.
Before booking your rental car, check the agency policy on refunds should you be unable to utilize your rental due to illness or suspected illness. Quarantine and isolation last up to 14 days, during which time you will prohibited from leaving your hotel room or other place of lodging except to obtain medical care.
Check the refund policy for activities, tours, lodging and other arrangements that may need to be changed or canceled in the event of illness. Be aware that some third-party booking agencies and companies have a no- refund policy. If you are suspected or confirmed to be ill with the COVID19 virus you will be required to quarantine and isolate for up to 14 days. You will be unable to leave your place of lodging except to access urgent medical care.
It is recommended that you obtain travel insurance, including policies that cover COVID related issues, that may assist in your ability to change the date or circumstances of your travel plans should you need to quarantine or isolate in place, as well as assist you if you need to be transported out of Maui or Hawaii for medical or other reasons.
It is recommended that you obtain and carry proof of medical insurance, and that it is applicable to healthcare needs in Maui. Maui County has 1 acute care hospital: Maui Memorial Medical Center is a 219-bed not-for-profit organization, whose website states: Maui Memorial Medical Center will bill your health plan carrier(s) according to the information provided at registration.
You'll be asked to present your current health plan coverage cards and to pay all co-pays, deductibles, coinsurance and fees for noncovered services when registering and checking in for services. Please check your health plan to determine if a provider is participating. If your plan's requirements are not followed, you may be financially responsible for all or part of the services rendered in the hospital.
Be prepared for delays at points of entry into Hawaii. All travelers will undergo a screening which may include: temperature check, detailed survey form completion, interviews, nasal swab test, detainment and xxxx If you are suspected of being ill you will be referred to the Department of Health for further investigation. You will not be allowed to fly: You are on the Known Quarantine List; You have symptoms including but not limited to: xxxx
Helpful and recommended websites for Hawaii’s travelers and situational awareness in Maui County:
Continue to prevent the transmission of disease by adhering to CDC recommended disease prevention guidelines: wear a face covering over your nose and mouth, keep distance of at least 6 feet from others whenever possible, cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze, wash your hands frequently and do not travel when you feel sick.
Information, guidelines and recommendations are subject to change.
Respect our culture and our desire to re-open our islands in a manner that we feel is safe for our residents and visitors.
~ Mahalo ~
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