There are two one-day screening and testing sites for the Big Island this week, Friday, May 1 at Honoka’a Sports Complex from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., and Saturday, May 2 at Kamehameha Park in Kapa’au from 10 a.m. til 2 p.m. But ongoing, there are several screening and testing sites:
Hilo Medical Center: Call your primary care provider and ask them if you need a test. The provider must place the order directly with Clinical Labs Hawaii. The testing tents are in the parking lot across from Hilo Medical Center, 1285 Waianuenue Avenue, Monday through Friday, 10 til 2.
The following screening and testing sites do not need an advance doctor’s order, and will have a medical professional provide an on-site medical assessment and have set up special drive-up testing tents. Take your photo I.D. and a health insurance card, if you have one.
Ali’i Health Center at Keauhou Shopping Center: Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. til noon. For advance screening to shorten the process, call weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 808-747-8321, option 5
Aloha Kona Urgent Care will conduct drive-through screening and testing clinics in Kona at their Pottery Terrace location, 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Hilo Civic Auditorium/Ho’olulu Complex: Sundays, 9 a.m. til 1 p.m.
Puna Community Medical Center, in Malama Marketplace in Pahoa: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. til 4 p.m.
Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital, now in the emergency department at the main hospital site: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 a.m. til 2 p.m.
West Hawaii Community Health Center is doing testing for patients; those concerned may sign up with WHCHC on a same-day basis. Please call West Hawaii Community Health Center, located at the intersection of Kuakini and Hualalai Roads, at 808-326-5629. They take all patients regardless of ability to pay.
Bay Clinic is doing testing for patients, with drive-through COVID-19 testing open to Bay patients on weekdays from 7:30 am -12:00 pm at 450 Kilauea Ave. Questions, call 808-333-3600. Bay Clinic takes all patients regardless of ability to pay.
For all, please bring a photo I.D. and if you have insurance, please bring your card. Please also try to bring your own pen to fill out the forms. Symptoms include fever, dry cough, difficulty in breathing, loss of taste and smell. Medical personnel will also ask about off island travel history and about possible exposure to a confirmed COVID-19 patient. They encourage people with exposure to possible victims–first responders, health providers, etc. — to get screened.
Photo is testing site at Ali’i Health at Keauhou Shopping Center.