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KCH Also Accepting COVID Vaccine Pre-Registration for 12-Year-Olds

May 6, 2021, 8:09 AM HST
* Updated May 6, 8:21 AM
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Like Hilo Medical Center, Kona Community Hospital is accepting pre-registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.

The Pfizer vaccine will be allowed for inoculating younger age groups, pending US Federal Drug Administration’s approval, which is expected early next week.

KCH is ceasing vaccine operations at the Kona Aquatic Center Gym as of Friday, May 20. Initially, Premier Medical Group was going to take over the operations but no longer. KCH has released a revised timeline for future vaccine operation logistics:

  • May 20 (Thursday): Final clinic day at the Kona Aquatic Center Gymnasium. First doses will be administered through the final day in May. Second doses will be administered by KCH on June 17.
  • May 28 (Friday): Final clinic day at KCH campus. First doses will be administered through final day in May. Second doses will be administered by KCH on June 17.
  • June 17 (Thursday): On KCH campus – second doses only at this clinic.

All clinic days of operation are subject to change based on volume. For appointments, contact the KCH Call Center at 808-322 4451 or [email protected]

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