Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County

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

Accessed on 21 March 2021, 0030 UTC, Post 22,569.

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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, March 20th.

On testing for today, Saturday, three tests are scheduled.  One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 8 this morning ‘til noon.  One in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center from 9 this morning ‘til 1 this afternoon.  One in Puna at Keaau High School from 1 to 5 this afternoon.

The next community testing will be on Monday when two community tests are scheduled.  One in South Kona at the Greenwell Park in Captain Cook.  One in North Kohala at the Kamehameha Park in Kapaau.

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. Visit the Civil Defense website for a list of all clinics and pharmacies providing vaccinations.

Please understand that the threat of spreading the virus has not ended.  We need to continue to follow the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.  Mahalo for your Kokua.

Civil Defense:

Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts