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Keiki vaccines available at mobile clinics, schedule

LIHU‘E — COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 are now available at mobile clinics from Kekaha to Hanalei, according to the county.

The Department of Health’s mobile vaccine clinics for keiki will take place at Kalaheo Neighborhood Center on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m.; Hanapepe Neighborhood Center on Friday, Nov. 19, from 4 to 6 p.m.; Hanalei Neighborhood Center on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon; Kilauea Neighborhood Center on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m.; and Kapa‘a Neighborhood Center on Monday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. The clinic is walk-in only; no appointments are needed. The clinic will return to the same locations three weeks later to administer second vaccine doses. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ho‘ola Lahui will hold clinics for children and adults ages 5 and older today, from 9 to 11 a.m., at their Kapa‘a and Waimea locations. The Kapa‘a clinic is located at 4800D Kawaihau Road and the Waimea clinic is located at 4643B Waimea Canyon Road. Next week Saturday, Nov. 20, the clinics will move to Kekaha Neighborhood Center and Isenberg Park, from 9 to 11 a.m. Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred. Please call the Ho‘ola Lahui hotline to confirm your dose: (808) 938-0938. A parent or guardian must sign consent form for minors.

“Mahalo to the Department of Health Kaua‘i District Health Office and Ho‘ola Lahui for bringing these clinics directly to neighborhoods around the island,” said Mayor Derek S. K. Kawakami. “As we are seeing an increase in cases, getting vaccinated will not only protect yourself and your families, but our entire community.”

Pediatric vaccines are also available at Wilcox Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, Longs Lihu‘e, and Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH). Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Wilcox Medical Center clinic for ages 5-11 is open Tuesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. To schedule an appointment for your child, visit WilcoxHealth.org/Vaccine.

The Kaiser Permanente Lihu‘e Clinic is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed from noon to 1 p.m. Walk-ins are accepted, or reserve an appointment at kpinhawaii.org or (808) 246-5600.

Longs Pharmacy at Kukui Grove in Lihu‘e is open seven days a week. To schedule an appointment for your child, visit cvs.com.

Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) in Waimea is open for ages 5-11 on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 2 to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. This location is walk-in only; no appointments are needed.

For more information on vaccines for children and adults, or for information on booster doses for adults, visit Kauai.gov/vaccine.
Source: The Garden Island

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