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Latest News from HVMA

  • Letter from the President – April 2020 May 1, 2020
    I hope this finds you, your ohana, staff and colleagues in good health. I don’t think any of us would have predicted the rapid changes that have occurred across the planet since the January newsletter. Normal as we knew it and our regular daily operations feel like a bit of a distant memory right now. … Continue reading "Letter from the President – Apri […]
  • New Board Members Wanted! April 30, 2020
    2020 is an election year and we are looking for anyone interested in bringing new ideas and energy to our organization. The positions open for nominations include Pres-Elect, VP, Secretary, Treasurer, Executive VP, Oahu Reps and Kauai Rep. Please don’t be shy and contact the nominating committee for more info!
  • SARS-CoV-2 Animal Testing April 30, 2020
    Routine testing of animals for COVID-19 is NOT recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD), National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV), or the National Assembly of State Animal Health Officials. Nor is it recommended by key federal agencies, in […]

Legislative Alerts

  • COVID-19 RESOURCES March 17, 2020
    Updated 5/6/2020 Quick Links to COVID-19 Resources: AVMA COVID-19 webpageCDC Guidance to Veterinary PracticesInfection Control in Veterinary PracticesUtilizing TelemedicineConserving Mask and Gown ResourcesHawaii State Updates on COVID-19Hawaiian Humane Society Updated Services US Government Resources: Coronavirus Response Business Toolkit Disaster Assistanc […]

From Hawaii State Legislature: Measures of Interest to Veterinary Professionals

HB2528/SB2985 RELATING TO VETERINARIANS. Modifies Hawaii’s veterinary practice act to 1) provide immunity in the absence of gross negligence to veterinarians who provide emergency care to an animal, and 2) clarify that the duty of a veterinarian includes reporting to law enforcement any cases of animal injury or death where there is reasonable cause to believe that it relates to dog fighting or animal abuse, while granting veterinarians immunity from any civil liability for such reporting. [HVMA SUPPORTS]