Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii County as of Tuesday, 16 March 2021.

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

Accessed on 16 March 2021, 1926 UTC, Post 22,546.

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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Tuesday, March 16th.

On testing for today, Tuesday, two district tests are scheduled in Puna.  One at the Cooper Center in Volcano Village from 9 this morning ‘til noon and one at the A.J. Watt Gym in Mountain View from 1:30 to 4 this afternoon.

The next community testing will be on Wednesday when two district tests are scheduled.  One in South Kona at the Konawaena High School.  One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.

The Department of Health has opened vaccine registration to those 65 and older. If you have questions regarding vaccine availability for your age group, please contact the Department of Health at 300-1120. For a list of all the facilities providing vaccinations visit the Civil Defense website.

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