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Hawaii National Guard’s Extra Money For COVID-19 Efforts Is About To Run Out

November 27, 2020
Cory Lum photograph off this Civil Beat article

From the Civil Beat website

The loss of federal stimulus funding next month for the Hawaii National Guard will be a significant blow to Hawaii’s COVID-19 response efforts, especially amid fears of more holiday-related hospitalizations and as COVID-19 cases surge on the continent.

Approximately 850 Hawaii National Guard soldiers and airmen have played a major role in the pandemic response in the islands, assisting various state agencies by conducting temperature checks and COVID-19 screening at airports, working as data analysts and contact tracers at the Department of Health, and conducting testing and educational outreach at schools, businesses and low-income neighborhoods.

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