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State to Lower Age Limit on Vaccine Eligibility ‘Soon’ – Big Island Now

Vaccination eligibility is about to expand in Hawai‘i to a slightly younger demographic.

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Vaccination eligibility is about to expand in Hawaii to a slightly younger demographic.
Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char on Friday announced that the state will soon open COVID-19 vaccinations to those 70 and older. Currently, kpuna 75 and older are eligible to get vaccinated.
“Were still in Phase 1B, and were not ready to go into Phase 1C yet. But soon, wed like to welcome those 70 and older to get vaccinated. We know we still have kpuna and frontline essential workers waiting to be vaccinated,”…

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