Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps – Honolulu Civil Beat

The CDC did not respond to a request for a copy of Hawaii’s proposal. But in guidelines sent to states in September, CDC officials said they expect a vaccine will be granted emergency permission for use in the coming months, and state authorities should expect to receive some vaccines even before the vaccines complete formal federal approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In the meantime, states must determine how they’ll ship, store and distribute the vaccines that must be kept in subzero temperatures and sometimes given to people in more than one dose.

Hawaii’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Is Ready But The State Is Keeping It Under Wraps – Honolulu Civil Beat