Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 672

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 672

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 672
May 14, 2021, 7:45 p.m. (ChST)
 
Sixteen of 841 Test Positive for COVID-19; 
COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing and Drive-thru Vaccination Every Tuesday;
Vaccination and Testing Schedule; GDOE Reports Two Cases of COVID-19;
Food Commodities Distribution Continues Next Week
 
Results: Sixteen New Cases of COVID-19
Sixteen (16) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 841 tests performed on Thursday, May 13. Six (6) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,079 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 89 cases in active isolation, and 7,851 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.6.
 
COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing and Drive-thru Vaccination Every Tuesday
COVID-19 drive-thru testing and drive-thru vaccination clinics are scheduled for Tuesday, May 18 and every Tuesday thereafter until further notice, at the old carnival grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. COVID-19 testing will be performed by the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered by the Guam National Guard.  
 
For COVID-19 testing:
· Photo ID required
· No symptoms required for COVID-19 testing
· Results available on site
· Testing for travel-related purposes will not be conducted at this site but can be scheduled by calling the DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center at 635-7525/6
 
For COVID-19 vaccination:
· Photo ID required
· Pfizer-BioNTech available for eligible individuals 12 years of age and older who wish to receive their first or second dose
o Parents or legal guardians must be present for minors to receive the vaccine 
o Bring your COVID-19 immunization card (Second dose only) 
· Johnson & Johnson/Janssen available for eligible individuals 18 years of age or older
· Individuals must not have a current COVID-19 infection and are encouraged to get tested prior to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine
 
Individuals may avail of both COVID-19 testing and the COVID-19 vaccine. In those cases, the COVID-19 test will be administered first. Upon receiving a negative result, the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and provide government-issued identification to validate age. The parent or legal guardian will also be required to sign a consent form on behalf of the minor to be tested or vaccinated for COVID-19. A limit of four participants per vehicle will be observed. Upon arrival, participants must adhere to all traffic directions at the site.
GDOE Reports Two Cases of COVID-19
Today, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed two separate incidents in which two individuals tested positive for COVID-19. The first positive case was identified as a student at J.Q. San Miguel Elementary School. The second positive case was identified as a student attending Jose Rios Middle School.  
 
GDOE, in collaboration with DPHSS, is conducting contact tracing to identify and notify individuals who were in close contact with these individuals. These individuals will be placed in quarantine and/or isolation until they are cleared by DPHSS. Areas of both school campuses have been cleaned and disinfected. Regular hours of operation will continue on Monday, May 17, 2021.
 
UPDATED: COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule
COVID-19 vaccination clinics continue at the locations and times below. Bring a photo ID. Those due for their second dose are reminded to bring their COVID-19 immunization card. To view the complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccination clinics, visit dphss.guam.gov/vaccinategu
UOG FIELDHOUSE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC
 
Saturday, May 15
 
11 a.m. - 
5:30 p.m. 
UOG Fieldhouse, Mangilao • Register at  tinyurl.com/vaxguam
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 2, Johnson & Johnson
·       Pfizer-BioNTech now available for 12yo+, with parent/guardian present
·       Moderna and Johnson & Johnson must be 18yo+
·       If “sold out,” walk-ins are accepted at 15 per hour
·       Immunization card is not an EventBrite appointment confirmation - use link above
·       Bring appointment confirmation, photo ID, and proof of Guam residency (Guam Driver's License, Guam ID, Green Card, US, FSM, Palau, or RMI Passport) 
COMMUNITY-BASED COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC
Saturday, May 15 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Old Tiyan Carnival Grounds, Barrigada
Drive-thru Vaccination
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
Tuesday, May 18 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Old Tiyan Carnival Grounds, Barrigada
Drive-thru Testing and Drive-thru Vaccination
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
Wednesday, May 19 9 a.m. - 1  p.m. DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2 and Moderna Dose 1 & 2
By appointment only. Call 828-7604/5/7518 to schedule an appointment.
 
Thursday, May 20
 
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Astumbo Senior Citizen Center, Dededo
Register at: tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
Walk-ins accepted. Bring appointment confirmation, a photo ID, and proof of Guam residency (Guam Driver's License, Guam ID, Green Card, US, FSM, Palau, or RMI Passport) 
Immunization card is not an EventBrite appointment confirmation - use link above to make an appointment. 
Friday, 
May 21
1 p.m. - 4  p.m DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
By appointment only. Call 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment.
AMC/GRMC/GHRA COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC 
 
Tuesday, May 25
 
4 p.m. -
7 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Guam Grand Ballroom, Tumon
Register at: vaccine.guamcovid.com
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
Walk-ins accepted. Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines will be prioritized for eligible minors 12 to 17 years of age. For more information, email covid@amc.clinic
AMC/GRMC/GUNG COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC 
 
Friday,
May 21





4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Father Duenas Memorial School Phoenix Center
Register at: vaccine.guamcovid.com
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2
Walk-ins accepted. Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines will be prioritized for eligible minors 12 to 17 years of age. For more information, email covid@amc.clinic
 
Saturday,
May 22
Yigo Gym
Register at: vaccine.guamcovid.com
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Moderna Dose 1 & 2, Johnson & Johnson (For anyone age 18 and older)
Walk-ins accepted. Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines will be prioritized for eligible minors 12 to 17 years of age. For more information, email covid@amc.clinic
GDOE & DPHSS “VACCINATE BEFORE YOU GRADUATE” COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC 
Monday, May 24 9 a.m. -
3 p.m.
John F. Kennedy High School Gym, Tamuning
Register at: tinyurl.com/guvacgrad21
 
Vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech Dose 1 & 2, Participating minors must submit a consent form prior to receiving the vaccine. Printed copies are available at JFK.
Digital PDF form is available at tinyurl.com/3xvaw4b3. For more information, contact Bernabe Mutac, Jr. at 642-2100 or Michelle Franquez at matfranquez@gdoe.net
FOR: Residents 12 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian and provide government-issued identification to validate age. Upon arrival, individuals 60 years and older will be sent to the front of the line.
 
Free COVID-19 Testing Schedule
COVID-19 community testing continues. No symptoms are needed. 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 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:
COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING SCHEDULE
DATE TIME LOCATION/DETAILS
Tuesday, May 18 9 a.m. – 12  p.m.
250 COVID-19 tests per day, first-come, first-served
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada
Drive-thru vaccinations also available
Minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian and provide government-issued identification to validate age. The parent/legal guardian will also be required to sign a consent form on behalf of the minor to be tested or vaccinated for COVID-19.
 
Food Commodities Distribution Continues Next Week
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box program 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:
Date Location Distribution Method No. of Bags
 
Thursday, 
May 20
 
Dededo
Drive-thru distribution for Dededo residents will be 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., or while supplies last, at the Guam Football Association parking lot, Harmon Loop Road. Contact the Dededo Mayor’s Office at 632-5203/5019/637-9014 for more information.  
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For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10. 
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