HMC begins vaccinations

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Dr. Douglass Do receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from employee health nurse Roylynne Crivello at the Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Employee health nurse Roylynne Crivello holds a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines before giving it to Dr. Douglass Do at the Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Employee health nurse Roylynne Crivello asks Dr. Douglass Do questions before giving him the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Critical care nurse Denise Dalton receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Hilo Medical Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020.

The first round of Pfizer vaccines was given to health care workers Wednesday at Hilo Medical Center, 273 days after the first stay-at-home order was implemented in Hawaii.