The Department of Health in Hawaii announced that the DNR Bracelet program has been suspended indefinitely. Link to the DOH informationThe COMFORT CARE ONLY – DO NOT RESUCITATE (CCO-DNR) I.D. bracelet or necklace had been available in Hawaii since 1995. All CCO-DNR issued before the program was suspended will be honored.
We recommend you talk with your provider about Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST).
POLST (Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) is a medical order that gives patients more control over their end-of-life wishes and care.
Produced on a distinctive bright green form and signed by the patient and her/his physician,Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), or Physicians Assistant (PA) POLST specifies the type of medical treatment that a patient wishes to receive towards the end of life.