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COVID-19 Update For Hawaii Island

Here’s the latest COVID-19 information for Hawaii Island as of Thursday, 17 February 2022.

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

Accessed on 17 February 2022, 2053 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 Thursday, February 17th.

For Hawaii County, Department of Health reports 91 new cases, 1,351 active cases, and 19 persons hospitalized.

Testing for today, Thursday, is scheduled in Hilo at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium from 9 am to 2 pm, and in Ka`u at Pahala Community Center from Noon to 2 pm and at Naalehu Community Center from 3pm to 5 pm.

Testing for tomorrow, Friday, is scheduled in North Kona at Old Kona Airport Pavilion from noon to 5 pm and in Puna at Pahoa District Park from 1 to 5 pm.

Covid at-home test kits are available online at

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

Thank you for listening and have a safe day.

This is your Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency.

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