Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 942 January 29, 2022, 4:35 p.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 942 January 29, 2022, 4:35 p.m. (ChST)

Press Release

Joint Information Center – JIC Release No. 942
January 29, 2022, 4:35 p.m. (ChST)
 
Preliminary COVID-19 Test Results: 402 New Cases, 36 Hospitalized;
Additional COVID-19 Updates
 
36 Hospitalized for COVID-19
CENSUS as of 12 p.m. GMH GRMC USNH TOTAL
COVID-19 Admission 21 15 - 36
Pediatric Admissions 0 - - 0
ICU  1 1 - 2
Ventilator 0 0 - 0
 
VACCINATION STATUS VACCINATED UNVACCINATED INELIGIBLE (0-4 years old)
Hospitalized 25 11 0
Total in Population* 132,808 8,799 12,229
Rate per 100,000 Population 19 125 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 19 vaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19 compared to 125 unvaccinated people hospitalized for COVID-19. The risk of being hospitalized for COVID-19 is about 7 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.
 
Preliminary COVID-19 Test Results: 402 New Cases of COVID-19 
Today, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reported a preliminary case count of 402 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,159 specimens analyzed on January 28, 2022. Additional results are pending analysis and submission from other clinics and will be reported on Monday, January 31, 2022. To date, there have been a total of 31,440 officially reported cases, 285 deaths, 7,786 cases in active isolation, and 23,369 not in active isolation.
 
Tiyan COVID-19 Outreach Appointment-Based Testing
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. For the safety of the community and swabbers, only four (4) adults per vehicle are allowed to be tested. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
DPHSS continues to support diagnostic testing for COVID-19 but will be prioritizing COVID-19 testing to target individuals with a likelihood of severe disease, hospitalization, or death due to COVID-19. The DPHSS Screening Guide Memorandum further adjusts the criteria for who may get tested for COVID-19.  CLICK HERE to view the guide.
 
FREE COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING – Tiyan
 To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
Jan. 31 – Feb. 5,  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/covidstopswithmeFour adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID.
Travel-related testing will not be offered.
 
FREE COVID-19 COMMUNITY TESTING – DPHSS Community Health Centers



Jan. 31 – Feb. 5,  2022:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan
By appointment only for individuals with COVID-like symptoms. Four adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing will not be offered. Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518. Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme

DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo
By appointment only for individuals with COVID-like symptoms. Four adults per vehicle. Bring a photo ID. Travel-related testing will not be offered.
Call (671) 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment.
Fill out a COVID-19 Testing Patient Assessment Form ahead of time, available at dphss.guam.gov/covid-19-testing
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Support Clinic for Families of Children with Disabilities
COVID-19 vaccination support clinics for families of children with disabilities are available. These clinics will also be open to the community. 
COVID-19 VACCINATION SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Clinic is a partnership between DPHSS, the University of Guam Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (CEDDERS), Guam Legal Services Corporation, Guam Developmental Disabilities Council, Guam Regional Transit Authority, Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities, and the Office of the Governor.
 
Feb. 5, 2022:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Agat Gym, Hagat
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
Feb. 12, 2022:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Barrigada Mayor’s Office, Barrigada
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
Feb. 19, 2022:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dededo Mayor’s Office, Dededo
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
Feb. 26, 2022:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Agat Gym, Hagat
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be expedited. Please bring appointment confirmation and proof of identity. Minors must have a birth certificate, parents must have a government-issued photo ID. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.
Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme
 
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. 29, Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, 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. 31 – Feb. 5, 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. 31 – Feb. 4,  2022:
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
 
Guam COVID-19 Vaccination Update 
As of January 28, 2022, a total of 132,808 of Guam’s eligible population (residents 5 years and older) is fully vaccinated. This total includes 13,122 residents 12 – 17 years old. 6,567 residents 5 – 11 years old received their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech two dose series. 4,140 residents 5 – 11 years old have completed their two-dose series. An additional 54residents received their booster shots and a total of 50,595 booster shots have been administered to eligible residents since September 29, 2021.
 
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