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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County on Friday, 12 February 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 12 February 2021, 2243 UTC, Post 23,359.

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

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwLsScxnrzRdfSPwDzZNbTvkGSH

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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, February 12th.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports five (5) new cases of Coronavirus with no one hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last six weeks.

The Department of Health is currently monitoring three clusters related to gatherings on Hawaii Island.  To help reduce the threat of spreading the virus when you have a gathering please follow the preventive measures of staying home if you are sick, face coverings, distancing, and limiting the gathering to no more than ten people.  Mahalo for your kokua.

The Department of Health continues to coordinate vaccination points of distribution around the island to inoculate medical personnel, first responders and critical workers from the virus.  Everyone will have an opportunity to be vaccination as more vaccine becomes available. The Hilo Medical Center (HMC), North Hawaii Community Hospital (QNHCH) and the Kona Community Hospital (KCH) continue to offer 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/

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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Russ Roberts

https://hawaiinewsdigest.net

 

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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