News and Announcements

E.g., 10/26/2021
E.g., 10/26/2021

JIC RELEASE NO. 800 - DPHSS Issues Guidance Memos 2021-26 & 2021-27; Medical & Religious Exemption for COVID-19 Vaccination Forms Available

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issued Guidance Memorandums 2021-26 and 2021-27 relative to COVID-19 Testing and case investigation, and Screening Testing in schools.

JIC RELEASE NO. 799 - COVID-19 Updates: 66 Hospitalized; 150 out of 1,248 Test Positive; DPHSS Issues Physicians Advisory 2021-010

Watch for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. Seek emergency medical care immediately or call 911 if you have trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, inability to wake or stay awake, or bluish lips or face.

JIC RELEASE NO. 798 - DPHSS Issues Guidance Memos 2021-28; Isolation Clearance Letters Available Via Email

Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issued DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-28, which provides additional guidance relative to persons with a documented previous COVID-19 infection. Individuals who have contracted and recovered from COVID-19 within the previous ninety (90) days and show no symptoms of infection may be eligible for exemption from weekly COVID-19 testing. Individuals seeking such exemption must present the following documents to their immediate supervisor:

JIC RELEASE NO. 796 - COVID Updates: 182nd Fatality; 72 Hospitalized; 138 out of 1,426 Test Positive

The Joint Information Center (JIC) was notified that Guam’s 182nd COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City on September 21, 2021. The patient was a 76-year-old male, unvaccinated, with multiple underlying health conditions, who tested positive on September 5.