North Hawai‘i Community Hospital Offering COVID Vaccine to Kūpuna 70 and Older

March 5, 2021, 8:22 AM HST
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Queen’s North Hawai‘i Community Hospital (QNHCH) will begin scheduling vaccinations for those age 70 and older beginning Monday, March 8, consistent with the Hawai‘i Department of Health.

Vaccines continue to be offered to health care workers and essential workers defined as workers whose duties must be performed on‐site and require being in close proximity (less than 6 feet) to the public or coworkers and are essential to the functioning of society. Examples of essential workers include first responders, critical transportation and utility workers, teachers and childcare and educational support staff, and essential government employees.

Vaccinations are by appointment only. To request an appointment, email [email protected] and include your name, date of birth, phone number, and employer if you are an essential worker. Anyone who previously emailed or called while they were ineligible and are now eligible is asked to email again.

Those not yet eligible are asked to follow the news regarding vaccination availability for other groups.

More information is available from the state at or by phone at 808-586-8332, Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or email at [email protected]

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