Free healthcare webinars offered by UH Hilo student pharmacists

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

A series of webinars on four different healthcare topics will be offered to the public in April and May by student pharmacists of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy. All webinars are free to the public, and interested participants need to register ahead of time to receive the webinar link, which is available at:, Latest News & Announcements.

Webinars include:

• Friday, April 9, 2021, Noon
“How to select appropriate over-the-counter pain relievers”
Tylenol, Motrin and Voltaren are a few of the brand-name pain relievers commonly seen in local pharmacies. When do you need to use them? And which one is right for you?

• Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Noon
“Protecting yourself from STI and pregnancy by knowing your rights and options”
Sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy prevention can seem alarming and uncomfortable, but the right knowledge can keep you safe and prepared.

• Thursday, April 15, 2021, Noon
“The truth about vaccines”
Are vaccines safe? Can they make you sick? There are many questions when you are considering a vaccine for yourself. DKICP students will provide answers.

• Wednesday, May 12, 2021, Noon
“Relieving cold symptoms”
When should you treat it and what options are appropriate? Student pharmacists will help to educate you on what is most effective.

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