On the front line: Virus-testing team at HMC has screened about 1,200 people since March

From left, Grant Nonaka, Sarah Silva, Hannah Mendez and Carrie Sandlin have been testing people for COVID-19 at the drive-through testing site across from Hilo Medical Center since the beginning of the pandemic. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

A single silver car pulls up to Hilo Medical Center’s drive-through COVID-19 testing site.