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COVID-19 Update for Hawaii County

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Saturday, 27 March 2021.

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

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

Accessed on 27 March 2021, 2201 UTC, Post 22,605.

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 Saturday, March 27th.

Community testing for today, Saturday, three district tests are scheduled. One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Auditorium from 8 ‘til 12 this morning.  One in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center from 9 this morning ‘til 1 this afternoon and one in Puna at Keaau High School from 1 ‘til 5 this afternoon.

Department of Health is monitoring 101 active covid-19 cases in Hawaii County.  New  cases are being detected within our community and it is important that we continue following the preventive policies of face coverings, distancing, and limiting gathering sizes to no more than 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.  Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus.  Mahalo for your Kokua

The Department of Health has announced beginning Monday, March 29 persons age 60 and older will be eligible for vaccination.  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.

Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov

Thank you for listening and have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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

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Russ Roberts

https://hawaiinewsdigest.net

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amatuer (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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