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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County, as of Saturday afternoon, 23 January 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.

Accessed on 23 January 2021, 2338 UTC, Post 22,251.

Source (email message from the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency).

This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, January 23nd.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports two (2) new cases of Coronavirus with two (2) persons hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last three weeks.

For your information, The Hilo Medical Center (HMC), North Hawaii Community Hospital (QNHCH), and Kona Community Hospital (KCH) are offering vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older.  Please visit their websites for more information and to register.

HMC: HiloMedicalCenter.org

QNHCH: https://www.queens.org/about-us/news-story?&news=432

KCH: https://kch.hhsc.org/covid-19-hospital-preparedness-message/

Hawaii residents 75 years of age and older may register for an appointment to be vaccinated by calling the Department of Health at 300-1120 from 9:00 am ‘til 3:00 pm Monday through Friday except for holidays.  Do know that vaccine supplies arrive weekly and everyone will have opportunity to be inoculated.  Please continue following the preventive measures of face masks, distancing, and limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people to help stop the further spread of coronavirus.

Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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Until next time,

Russ Roberts

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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