Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii County as of Friday, 16 April 2021.
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Content supplied by the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency and the State of Hawaii Department of Health.
Accessed on 16 April 2021, 2025 UTC, Post 22,718.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Friday, April 16th.
On testing for today, Friday, there are no tests scheduled.
The next scheduled test is on Saturday when three district tests are scheduled. One in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium. One in North Kona at the West Hawaii Civic Center. One in Puna at Keaau High School.
The Department of Health is monitoring 121 active Coronavirus cases in Hawaii County; there are 3 new cases with 6 persons hospitalized reported today. Coronavirus continues to be a threat in our community. To limit the spread of the virus, it remains important that residents and visitors 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. Please accept this kuleana to help reduce the spread of the virus.
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 day.
This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.