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Vaccinating the Homeless: Clinics in Hilo, Kona Slated for April 14
April 5, 2021

Fellows mentioned in this story: Brandee Menino, Cohort VII

From Hawai‘i Tribune Herald:

HOPE Services Hawaii will work with West Hawaii Community Health Center and Bay Clinic to help vaccinate the Big Island’s homeless population.

HOPE Services CEO Brandee Menino said the first vaccination clinics will be offered April 14 in both Hilo and Kona.

All three organizations do outreach to engage with those who are unsheltered, and will leverage the street medicine teams’ relationships with the houseless community to coordinate vaccinations “where people are,” she said.

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