COVID testing contracts examined: County Council to get update Tuesday on testing and spending

  • TOM LINDER/West Hawaii Today The line wraps around the Old Kona Airport Pavilion Jan. 5 as Big Island residents look to get tested for COVID.

TrueCare24 Inc., the company that last month lost more than 400 coronavirus test samples, was the lowest bidder of four vendors selected by the county and the least compliant with bidding requirements, according to an analysis of bid documents and purchase agreements West Hawaii Today received from the county in response to a public records request.