Sumary of Hundreds of Special Olympics athletes in Hawaii get COVID vaccine:
- Hundreds of Special Olympic athletes with intellectual disabilities have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at a facility in Hawaii..
- Physicians and medical employees from Kaiser Permanente worked in tandem with Special Olympics Hawaii to administer shots at Consolidated Theatres Kapolei on Saturday..
- The Special Olympics athletes and coaches said they decided to receive the vaccine because they felt it was important to do their part for society..
- Kaiser Permanente hosted the vaccination clinic to inoculate community members who are at higher risk of severe illness after contracting the virus, Hawaii News Now reported….