Here’s the latest coronavirus update for Hawaii Island as of Sunday, 23 May 2021.
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This is a Civil Defense message.
This is a COVID-19 informational update for Sunday, May 23rd.
For Hawaii County, the Department of Health reports 8 new Coronavirus cases and is currently monitoring 50 active cases with 1 person hospitalized.
The next scheduled COVID test is on Monday when two tests are scheduled. One in South Kona at the Greenwell Park in Captain Cook and one in South Kohala at the Waimea District Park. Both tests are from 8 to 11 in the morning. A test and vaccination site is also scheduled Monday in North Kohala at the Kamehameha Park from 9 in the morning to 1 in the afternoon.
Vaccination is an important step toward protecting our community and in stopping the spread of COVID-19. The CDC recommends everyone 12 years-of-age and older get vaccinated to help keep their family, friends, and community safe.
For more information regarding vaccination, 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
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