Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County.
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Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 14 October 2020, 2008 UTC, Post 21,681.
Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency):
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Wednesday, October 14th.
On scheduled testing, a district test, which is open to the public, is schedule for today in North Kona at the Keauhou Shopping Center from 9 this morning ‘til noon. Another district test is scheduled for today in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium parking lot from 3 this afternoon ‘til 6 this evening. Please use the Kuawa Street parking entrance. For tomorrow, Thursday, a spot test, which is not open to the public, is scheduled in North Kona at the University of Nations for staff students and close contacts. Understand that the importance of testing is to identify positive cases as early as possible and in this way help stop the spread of the Coronavirus. An `Ohana food service is also scheduled for today in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium parking lot. Distribution will begin at 10 in the morning.
Know that the preventive measures of face coverings, distancing, and gatherings are critical for us to follow in order to stop the spread of the virus and protect our family, friends and community. Please accept this kuleana to make Hawaii Safe.
Thank you for listening and have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
For more information, please go here: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts