Hospital begins vaccinations for seniors over 75 who live or work in Windward Oahu

As the United States prepares for a potential coronavirus vaccine in the coming days, Hawaii...
As the United States prepares for a potential coronavirus vaccine in the coming days, Hawaii News Now caught up with a Hawaii doctor who has first-hand knowledge of what it feels like to get the shot after being part of a clinical trial.
Updated: Jan. 8, 2021 at 3:42 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Windward Oahu hospital began its next phase of administering COVID-19 vaccines Friday.

Adventist Health Castle is now offering the vaccine to residents over 75 who live or work in Windward Oahu as well as healthcare workers.

“Over the past three weeks, Adventist Health Castle has administered over 2,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Windward community,” said Ryan Ashlock, Adventist Health Castle operations executive.

“In alignment with Hawaii State Department of Health guidelines, we have been able to expand those eligible for vaccines to include people that live and/or work on the Windward side that are 75 years of age or older. Adventist Health Castle will be extending vaccine availability following the Department of Health’s guidance.”

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