Honolulu, Hawaii 2021-05-01 05:13:41 –
April 19, 2021 2:01 pm HST
Vaccination eligibility has spread throughout Hawaii, including not only all adults, but even younger residents.
The state announced on Monday, April 19th that it had officially reached Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccination program. This means that all Hawaii residents over the age of 16 are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Hawaii County, Maui County, and Kauai County advanced to Phase 2 in early April. Oahu moved to Phase 2 on Monday morning.
“Schedule the vaccine as soon as possible,” advised Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char. “We’re not enough to vaccinate everyone right away, but you can schedule your shots now. If you can’t book today, you’ll be able to book in the near future. “
People are encouraged to visit hawaiicovid19.com registration page For vaccination opportunities.
Teenagers aged 16 and 17 are urged to ask for a Pfizer vaccine appointment. Pfizer has an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for people over the age of 16. The Moderna vaccine is reserved for people over the age of 18.
Elderly people who may need additional assistance with online sign-up or are eligible for transportation services are invited to call Aloha United Way 2-1-1.
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