Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County.
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Content provided by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 15 February 2021, 2144 UTC, Post 23,377.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Monday, February 15th.
The Hawaii Department of Health reports 0 (zero) new cases of Coronavirus with no one hospitalized on Hawaii Island. There have been no deaths reported in the last six weeks.
Because many Hawaii Island residents have chosen to follow safe practices and the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, maintaining 6 foot distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10, Hawaii remains a safe place. Mahalo. Please continue to accept this kuleana as more people are vaccinated, so we can remain safe for our family and friends.
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 vaccinated 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.
Thank you for listening and have a safe Presidents Day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.
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