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Inside Hawaii’s Ambitious Mobile Virus-Testing Operation

Dozens of health care workers, many of them volunteers, have been traveling all over the state to test as many people as possible.

On Sunday, Karen Thornburg, a volunteer nurse who is coordinating a new initiative to test homeless people for COVID-19, got a call on her cell phone as she drove toward a beachfront tent community in Waimanalo.

Dr. Scott Miscovich (right) shares a smile with one of his COVID Command Mobile Unit volunteers from the Premier Medical Group Hawaii, during thier free drive through testing event in Waimanalo, HI, Sunday, April 26, 2020. (Ronen Zilberman photo Civil Beat)