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2921-03-24 Coronavirus Update


Here’s the latest coronavirus information for Hawaii County as of Wednesday, 24 March 2021.

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

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

Accessed on 24 March 2021, 2200 UTC, Post 22,589.

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 Wednesday, March 24th  at 8 in the morning.

There are two community tests scheduled today.  One in South Kona at the Konawaena High School from 2 to 6 this afternoon.  One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 3 to 6 this afternoon.

The next community testing will be on Saturday when three district tests are scheduled. One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium.  One in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center.  One in Puna at Keaau High School.

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. You can also 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 are asking you to continue following the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors to help reduce the spread of the virus.  Mahalo for your Kokua.

Civil Defense:

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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