Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Monday, 25 January 2021.
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This is a COVID-19 informational update for Monday, January 25th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports six (6) new cases of Coronavirus with two (2) persons hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last three weeks.
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.
Hawaii residents 75 years of age and older may also 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.
Vaccine shipments arrive each week and the County of Hawaii is following the CDC recommendations for inoculating those individuals who are most likely to be exposed or in a high risk category. Please be patient as everyone will have the 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 week.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.