Drive-through sampling

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

Wilcox Health nurse Amber Elkington and clinician Nicole Vierra are ready to process clients at the drive-through, physician-referred COVID-19 specimen collection station Friday at the back of the Wilcox Medical Center.

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

The Kaua‘i Ocean Discovery center at Kukui Grove Center closed until further notice Friday due to concerns about COVID-19.

LIHU‘E — Wilcox Medical Center kicked off drive-through COVID-19 sampling Friday, the same day a spokesperson with the state COVID-19 Joint Information Center confirmed two visitors on Kaua‘i have been identified as “persons under investigation” for COVID-19, with test results pending.