Coast Guard medevacs Hilo woman to Oahu

The woman was taken to Queen’s Medical Center.

Coast Guard medevacs Hilo woman to Oahu
The Coast Guard medically evacuated a Hilo woman to Oahu on Saturday. (Image: U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii Pacific)

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - A woman suffering from a severe infection had to be medically evacuated by the Coast Guard Saturday morning from the Big Island to Oahu.

The 37-year-old was transported from Hilo to the Queen’s Medical Center.

According to the Department of Health, the infection was so serious that it required medical treatment that was not available on the Big Island.

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