Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 921 January 12, 2022, 6:45 p.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 921 January 12, 2022, 6:45 p.m. (ChST)

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 921
January 12, 2022, 6:45 p.m. (ChST)
 
COVID-19 Test Results: 516 New Cases, 17 Hospitalized; COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Clinic Schedules; DPHSS Isolation Clearance Letters Available via E-mail
 
17 Hospitalized for COVID-19
CENSUS as of 5 p.m. GMH GRMC USNH TOTAL
COVID-19 Admission 10 7 0 17
Pediatric Admissions 0 - - 0
ICU  1 0 0 1
Ventilator 0 0 0 0
 
VACCINATION STATUS VACCINATED UNVACCINATED INELIGIBLE (0-4 years old)
Hospitalized 9 8 0
Total in Population* 131,559 10,048 12,229
Rate per 100,000 Population 7 80 0
SPECIAL NOTE: Based on today's data, if we were to compare two (2) hypothetical populations of 100,000 people each, vaccinated versus unvaccinated, there would be 7 vaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19 compared to 80 unvaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19. The risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 is about 11 times higher for the unvaccinated as compared to the vaccinated. *Estimated population is based on DPHSS Immunization Program analysis of 2020 Census data. Updates are expected pending further Census 2020 data breakdown.
 
COVID-19 Test Results: 516 New Cases of COVID-19
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported 516 new cases of COVID-19 from 2,452specimens analyzed on January 11, 2022. 116 cases were identified through contact tracing. 350 civilian cases were reported locally out of 1,952 tests performed. 166 cases from 529 tests performed were reported through the Department of Defense.
 
To date, there have been a total of 22,056 officially reported cases, 273 deaths, 2,553 cases in active isolation, and 19,230 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 228.4.
 
Tiyan COVID-19 Outreach Moves to Appointment-Based Testing, Hours Extended
Community COVID-19 testing at the old carnival grounds in Tiyan, Barrigada has transitioned to an appointment-based system with extended hours. Unscheduled drive-ups will be accepted on a limited basis. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
FREE COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING 
 To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
Jan. 13 - 15, 2022
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
BREAK 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Old Carnival Grounds, Tiyan, Barrigada
COVID-19 testing will be offered by appointment through Eventbrite at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme. No symptoms are needed. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing will not be offered.
Fill out a COVID-19 Testing Patient Assessment Form ahead of time, available at dphss.guam.gov/covid-19-testing
 
Register for SimpleReport for Faster Processing of COVID-19 Test Results
Residents and patients who plan to get tested for COVID-19 are encouraged to register for SimpleReport, a free, user-friendly web-based app that remembers required patient information for easier, simpler reporting of COVID-19 test results. Once registration is completed, protected patient information is stored for all future testing. A QR code may be issued to patients once they are registered to the SimpleReport system. Register for SimpleReport: tinyurl.com/guamtesting.
 
Individuals who test negative for COVID-19 will receive a text message through their mobile phones with instructions to verify their identity to view their results. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 will be contacted the same day of testing and are encouraged to isolate immediately. DPHSS staff will contact the patient to screen for other isolation measures, symptoms, and coordinate for monoclonal antibody therapy treatment, if eligible. You may also request for a copy of your results via email by sending a request to covidresults@dphss.guam.gov
 
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
 
FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS (AGES 5 AND OVER)
Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Jan. 14–15, 2022
Mon. - Wed., Fri: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat.: 11 a.m. - 7 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. 
 
Jan. 13 - 15, 2022
9 a.m. - 5 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
Jan. 13, 2022
3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Finegayan Elementary School
Walk-ins welcome. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID.
Jan. 18, 2022
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Captain H. B. Price Elementary School
Walk-ins welcome. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID.
Jan. 19, 2022
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Upi Elementary School
Walk-ins welcome. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID.
Jan. 20, 2022
3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
M. U. Lujan Elementary School
Walk-ins welcome. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID.
 
DPHSS Isolation Clearance Letters Available via e-mail
Isolation clearance letters may be provided upon completion of an isolation period for those who tested as confirmed positive for COVID-19. Send your request via email to: covidclearance@dphss.guam.gov.Isolation clearance letter requests must include all of the following: 
  • Full name 
  • Date of birth
  • Test date and location 
  • Contact phone numbers
  • Email Address 
  • Vaccination status (brand, dose dates including booster)
 
Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update 
As of January 11, 2022, a total of 131,559 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 12,957 residents 12 – 17 years old. 5,417 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 3,490 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. An additional 533 residents received their booster shots and a total of 43,740 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.
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For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.
 
 
 
 


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