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COVID-19 Update for Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Saturday, 02 October 2021.

Views expressed in this Hawaii Island News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.  

Accessed on 02 October 2021, 2242 UTC.

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


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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Saturday, October 2nd.

For Hawaii County, Department of Health reports 47 new cases and 763 active cases, with 21 persons hospitalized.

Thank you for continuing your efforts to keep Hawaii safe by following the preventive measures of face masks, social distancing, limiting gathering sizes, and washing your hands frequently with soap and water.  You are making a difference.

For today, Saturday, a Community Vaccination Clinic is scheduled in Hilo at the Edith Kanaka`ole Stadium from 8 AM to noon.

Community Test Clinics are scheduled in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 9 AM to 1 PM and in South Kohala at the Waimea District Park from 8 AM to noon.

For a comprehensive calendar and list of all pharmacies and clinics providing vaccination and testing, please visit the Civil Defense website.

Have a safe weekend.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Russ Roberts


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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