May 7, 2021, 7:30 p.m. (ChST)
Three of 450 Test Positive for COVID-19; Pfizer-BioNTech Shipment Arrives; UPDATED COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues
Results: 3 New Cases of COVID-19
Three (3) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 450 tests performed Thursday, May 6. One (1) case reported recent travel history and were identified in quarantine. To date, there have been a total of 8,023 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 95 cases in active isolation, and 7,789 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 1.0.
Pfizer-BioNTech Shipment Arrives
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) received its shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. A total of 22,230 doses were received in good condition as part of Guam’s May allocation of 74,630 doses.
COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Please bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card.
Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule
COVID-19 community testing continues. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Bring a photo ID. Testing for travel purposes will not be conducted at these community testing sites. Individuals seeking COVID-19 testing to travel off-island may contact the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Northern Region Community Health Center at 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment. For the safety of the community and nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. Testing times, dates and locations are below:
UPDATE: Food Commodities Distribution Continues
The Guam Department of Education (GDOE), State Agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) under the U.S.Department of Agriculture Food Nutrition Service distribution will be available to village constituents only on a first-come, first-served basis. A limit of three households per vehicle will be serviced at the distributions. Face masks must be worn. Bring a photo ID. Village Mayors distribution schedule is as follows: