Kona Community Hospital is preregistering phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine. The program begins Thursday.
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Kona Community Hospital has begun preregistering Phase 2 individuals age 50 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine at their Thursday mega clinics held at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona.
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