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Coronavirus Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County as of Tuesday, 23 February 2021.

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

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

Accessed on 24 February 2021, 0149 UTC, Post 22,424.

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 Tuesday, February 23rd.

The Hawaii Department of Health reports zero (0) new cases of Coronavirus with two (2) people hospitalized on Hawaii Island.  There have been no deaths reported in the last eight weeks.

Hawaii County has maintained consistently low case numbers for several weeks.  Please continue your efforts in following the preventive measures so that we may remain one of the safest communities in the nation.  This means wearing face coverings, maintaining distance, and keeping our gatherings to no more than 10 persons for the next several months until more people are vaccinated.  Mahalo for your kokua.

The Department of Health continues to coordinate vaccination points of distribution around the island.  The Hilo Medical Center (HMC), North Hawaii Community Hospital (QNHCH) and the Kona Community Hospital (KCH) as well as other medical facilities on island continue to offer vaccine registration to individuals who are 75 and older.  Please visit their websites for more information and to register.  For a list of all the facilities providing vaccinations visit the Civil Defense website.

Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov

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.

For more information, please go here:  http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts

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