(AP) — Health officials in Hawaiʻi have partnered with local pharmacies to offer drive-thru and in-home COVID-19 vaccinations for residents as the state prepares to increase immunizations. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that the Department of Health started scheduling licensed care homes in Oahu this week, while neighboring islands have already started drive-thru clinics, county hubs and other mobile services. The health department is working with employers to identify front-line workers for the vaccination. The department is planning to launch an online portal where workers can register for the COVID-19 vaccine. Officials said more than 56,000 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine as of Friday.
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