HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials say they plan to have people make online reservations to receive the coronavirus vaccine in order to avoid crowding and long lines at distribution centers. Health care officials are vaccinating health care workers, first responders and those living in long-term care facilities. They’re all people in the highest-priority groups for getting doses. Next up will be those over the age of 75, a group estimated to number 109,000 people. State Health Director Dr. Libby Char says she wants to avoid scenes witnessed in Florida where older adults waited in long lines to receive the vaccine on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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