Four-pronged rollout of vaccines in the works


A Kona Community Hospital nurse administers the first of two doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to JoAnn Hill on the first day of vaccinating kupuna age 75 and over. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii today)

There are four major ways the state Department of Health is working to get COVID-19 vaccines out to the public, state Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Char told lawmakers last week during a joint informational briefing with the House Committee on Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness and the state Senate Committee on Health.