Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Available Across Hawai‘i, Demand Greater than Supply
The Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine is now available across the state, but demand is still greater than supply. Therefore, only people age 70 and older and those in phase 1a and 1b of the vaccination plan are currently eligible, according to state health officials.
On Maui Johnson & Johnson shots will be administered Saturday, March 20 at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College in Kahului. This is a closed distribution site, so registration is required and no walk-ups are permitted. To inquire about eligibility at the Maui site, call 984-3780.
Those who are currently eligible under the state’s vaccination plan can choose the single-shot Johnson & Johnson regimen by completing this survey at https://hawaiicovid19.com/vaccination-registration/.
On Hawai’i Island Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be administered Tuesday, March 16 at Edith Kanaka‘ole Stadium in Hilo. Kupuna ages 70 and older can register by calling (808) 300-1120.
On Kaua‘i Johnson & Johnson will be available Monday, March 15 and Monday, March 22 at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall in Līhuʻe. Appointments are available for anyone who has received an email from the Department of Health’s Kaua‘i District Health Office regarding how to schedule their appointment to receive the vaccine. For additional information regarding Kaua‘i’s vaccine rollout or to complete their eligibility survey, visit Kauai.gov/vaccine.
Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available on O‘ahu Thursdays at the Windward POD run by the Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Administration. Those eligible can register by clicking on this link. They should schedule a Thursday time if they want the Johnson & Johnson product. Johnson & Johnson is also being offered to kupuna on O‘ahu with mobility challenges. More information on this service is available by sending an email to [email protected].
Hawai‘i has received just one shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccines. The current supply is limited; however, the state expects that additional shipments will be allocated to Hawai‘i in the coming weeks.
Hawai‘i is receiving a growing number of the vaccines manufactured by Pfizer and Moderna as well. “Research shows all three products offer effective protection against COVID-19. While people now have more choice than ever, health professionals urge people to accept whatever product they can get,” health officials said.