Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 885 December 10, 2021, 11:20 a.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 885 December 10, 2021, 11:20 a.m. (ChST)

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 885

December 10, 2021, 11:20 a.m. (ChST)


COVID-19 Booster Shots Expand to 16-17-Year-Olds


COVID-19 Booster Shot Eligibility Expands 

Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the COVID-19 vaccine boosters for individuals ages 16 to 17 years old. Adolescents 16 and 17 years of age who received a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (first two doses) are eligible for a single booster shot at least 6 months or more after their initial series. At this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech booster vaccine is authorized and recommended for adolescents aged 16 and 17.


Requirements for Minors to Receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine:

  • Parent/legal guardian must provide minor’s birth certificate 

  • Parent/legal guardian must have a government-issued photo identification (ID)

  • Minor must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

  • Guardians must present legal guardianship or power-of-attorney documents


Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update 

As of December 9, a total of 126,679 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 12,052 residents 12 – 17 years old. 3,672 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two-dose series. 853 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. 30,929 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents.


FREE COVID-19 FAMILY VACCINATION VILLAGE CLINICS:

2:30PM – 6:00PM (for 5 and older)
For appointments, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.

DATE

VILLAGE SERVED

LOCATION

Friday, Dec. 10

Talo’fo’fo

Talo’fo’fo Gym

Monday, Dec. 13 

Agaña Heights

Agaña Heights Gym

Tuesday, Dec. 14

Sinajana/Hagåtña/Ordot-Chalan Pago

Sinajana Mayor’s Office

Wednesday, Dec. 15

Hågat / Sånta Rita-Sumai

Hågat Gym

Thursday, Dec. 16

Humåtak

Humåtak Mayor’s Office

Friday, Dec. 17

Yona

Yona Gym

Monday, Dec. 27

Yigo

Yigo Gym


UOG COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Open Dec. 21 – 31

The COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the University of Guam Field House will be open from December 21 – 31, excluding normal days off and Christmas Day. Walk-ins are accepted, but residents are encouraged to make appointments at tinyurl.com/vaxguam. The UOG Field House clinic will not be open from Dec. 16-20 due to graduation events. 


FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS (AGES 5 AND OVER)

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson

Every day EXCEPT

Thursdays and Sundays

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

University of Guam Field House, Mangilao

Register at tinyurl.com/vaxguam 

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. After Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, operations will resume on Dec. 21

Monday - Friday

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Sundays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo

Call (671) 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. Walk-ins welcome.

Curbside vaccination available for people with disabilities.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme


Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan

Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518 to schedule an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing. Walk-ins welcome.
Curbside vaccination available for people with disabilities.

Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme


Saturday, December 11

4 p.m - 7 pm

Father Dueñas Memorial School Phoenix Center, Mangilao

Children’s first and second dose vaccination clinic. Will accommodate adults first, second and booster doses. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines available.

Register at guamcovid.com



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