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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Tuesday, 18 January 2022.

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

Accessed on 18 January 2022, 2037 UTC.

Content provided by Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.


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This is a Civil Defense message.

This is a COVID-19 informational update for Tuesday, January 18th.

For Hawaii County, Department of Health reports 834 new cases, 5,170 active cases, and 41 persons hospitalized.

Positive cases continue to be elevated. Mahalo for doing your part to protect yourself, your family, and your community from coronavirus by following the preventive measures of wearing face coverings, distancing, disinfecting your hands, limiting and avoiding gatherings, staying home, especially when sick, and vaccinating.

If you feel sick or believe you may have been exposed to a positive case, contact your primary care provider.

Today, Community Testing is scheduled at Aloha Kona Urgent Care in Kona from 8 AM to 4 PM and at the Hilo Civic from 12 noon to 7 PM.

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

Mahalo for you kokua.

Have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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Thanks for joining us today.

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