HMAA continues to closely monitor developments regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. With Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer vaccine expected very soon and others to follow, vaccinations may begin in the U.S. next week.
The first FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines will require two doses several weeks apart. The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently presented the expected phases of vaccine distribution, which Hawai`i has elected to follow. We will provide updates as more information becomes available.