HMC ready for vaccine: Hospital could begin vaccinations as early as next week
By STEPHANIE SALMONS Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:05 a.m.
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Courtesy Hilo Medical Center
Nurse Tracey Silva poses with Hilo Medical Center's ultra-cold freezer which will be used to store COVID-19 vaccines when the hospital receives them. The vaccines must be kept at -70 degrees.
A Hilo Medical Center employee walks to the stairs to enter the hospital on Tuesday.
Hilo Medical Center could begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to some front-line employees as early as next week, should emergency use of the immunization be approved.