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Maui Health COVID-19 Update - 4.1.22

Hospital news | Friday, April 1, 2022

Wailuku, Maui, HI (April 1, 2022) – The CDC has updated their recommendations to allow certain immunocompromised individuals and people over the age of 50 who received an initial booster dose at least four months ago to be eligible for another mRNA booster. The second booster is to increase protection against severe disease from COVID-19. In addition, adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

The second booster dose is especially important for those 65 years of age and older and those 50 years and older with underlying medical conditions that would increase their risk for severe disease. Underlying conditions include diabetes, chronic lung conditions, cardiac conditions, and many others. For a more complete list of qualifying medical conditions please visit People with Certain Medical Conditions | CDC

The Maui Health Vaccine Clinic will offer the second booster dose to all qualified individuals beginning today, Friday, April 1.

The Maui Memorial Medical Center, Main Lobby Vaccine Clinic continues to provide Pfizer vaccine to all eligible residents:

  • Open Fridays only, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • No appointment needed; walk-ins are welcome during clinic hours.
  • Administering first, second, third. booster and second booster doses to all qualified individual.
  • Pediatric dose available for ages 5 to 11
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

For more information on how to receive the vaccine, please visit www.mauihealth.org.

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About Maui Health
Maui Health, aka Maui Health System, community hospitals and associated clinics affiliated with Kaiser Permanente, includes Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital, Lanai Community Hospital and associated clinics, and serves the people of Maui and Lanai. The facilities under Maui Health employ over 1600 Maui County residents, partner with over 460 hospital-based physicians, clinicians, and community-based primary and specialty physicians, and are open to all patients regardless of health insurance coverage. Maui Health is committed to delivering high quality, affordable, patient-centered health care and improving the health of the community. Maui Health is supported by Kaiser Permanente’s industry-leading technology systems, evidence-based medicine and nationally recognized care quality. For more information, visit mauihealth.org.