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After revealing flaws in the state’s contact tracing program, Jennifer Smith, a state DOH case investigator, was put on leave on Friday.
Whistleblower at the Department of Health and case investigator Jennifer Smith says that she was placed on leave. She was the first to sound the alarm on the the state's understaffed COVID-19 contact tracing program. A health department spokesperson confi [sic]
Dr. Jennifer Smith went public back in August about the state’s understaffed contact tracing program at the DOH. The Department confirmed her absence Tuesday night but refused to give other details.
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Hawai’i’s congressional delegation called on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to reverse and suspend further changes to the US Postal Service’s operations, which they say have caused “widespread service delays.”
In a letter sent to the postmaster on Thursday, Hawai’i’s congressional delegation emphasized the state’s dependence on the postal service for prompt deliveries of food, medicine and other goods.