Here is the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Saturday, 03 April 2021.
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Content provided by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 04 April 2021, 0005 UTC, Post 22,644.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, April 3rd.
There are three community tests scheduled today. One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 8 this morning to noon. One in South 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 Monday when two district tests are scheduled in South Kona. One at Greenwell Park in Captain Cook. One at the Honaunau Rodeo Arena in Honaunau.
DoH is monitoring 140 active cases in Hawaii County; there are 9 new cases reported today. Coronavirus continues to be a threat in our community. It remains important that we 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 until the threat is reduced. Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus.
Hilo Medical Center has opened registration and scheduling for individuals 16 and older for their vaccination POD this Saturday 4/3 at the Edith Kanakaole Tennis stadium. Individuals 16 and older will also be able to register with other vaccine providers starting Monday 4/5. For a complete listing of all vaccine providers on Hawaii Island go to the county of Hawaii Civil Defense webpage.
Civil Defense: www.hawaiicounty.gov
Thank you for listening and have a safe day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.