‘Mega clinic’ vaccinates hundreds for COVID in West Hawaii

  • The check-in station at the “mega clinic” is staffed by Alii Health Center and Kona Community Hospital employees. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • KCH Pharmacist Melissa Elliott (left) and volunteers prepare vaccines to go to vaccine stations during Thursday’s “mega clinic” held at Kekuaokalani Gymnasium in Kailua-Kona. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Hundreds of West Hawaii educators and kupuna received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday during the first of many vaccination “mega clinics” to be held in Kailua-Kona.