Booster shots available but emphasis still on the unvaccinated

Testers with S&G Labs take a break between cars Wednesday to prepare for more COVID-19 testing at Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium in Hilo. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Some Big Island residents who are fully inoculated against COVID-19 with a vaccine from Pfizer are now eligible for a booster dose — although the state Department of Health continues to prioritize immunizations for the unvaccinated.