County announces free COVID-19 testing schedule

Free COVID-19 drive-through testing will be provided at a handful of sites this week, Hawaii County announced Monday.

On Wednesday, testing will be available from 2 to 6 p.m. at Konawaena High School and from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Hilo Civic Auditorium.


On Thursday, testing will be conducted from 8 a.m. to noon at the Waimea District Park.

On Friday, testing will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kahuku Park in Ocean View. Walk-up testing will also be offered.

On Saturday, testing will be offered in Puna, Hilo and Kailua-Kona. Testing will be available 8 a.m. to noon at the Hilo Civic Auditorium and from 1 to 5 p.m. at Keaau High School. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., testing will be available at the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kailua-Kona.

No insurance is necessary to be tested, but those seeking testing should bring their insurance card if they have one. No co-pay for individuals being tested.

For more information, call Civil Defense at 935-0031.

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