RSV update

Although we are starting to build an immunity to COVID, it is still an issue, especially for children. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bob Leon Guerrero...

COVID and RSV update

 Yesterday's public health meeting stressed the importance of getting vaccinated for COVID. Dr. Bob Leon Guerrero--Chief Medical Officer said, "COVID still is among us and...

DPHSS: Increased Rate of Maternal Deaths is Due to Other Reasons

The rate at which women die from complications at birth rose over the course of the pandemic. Data from the Centers for Disease Control...

9 Nurses from Public Health Volunteer to Help at GMH

Nurses from the Department of Public Health answered calls to help with the pediatric nurse shortage at Guam's only public hospital Reporting on this story...

Uptick in Flu Cases Could Mark an Uptick of the Flu Virus

A Recent increase in flu cases might mark an uptick of the flu virus, now that covid numbers went down. Public Health officials said during...

Public Health to Scale Down Vaccination Site Operations

As covid cases continue to decrease, the Department of Public Health and Social Services will now be scaling down operations of their vaccination sites. PNC's...
Guam Memorial Hospital

GMHA Shares Updates on its MCH Units

The Guam Memorial Hospital has been the talk of local media outlets... due to the recent shortage of OBGYNs, neonatologists, and pediatricians. PNC's Althea Engman...

Monkeypox Poses No Risk to the Community Says Public Officials

Currently - Monkeypox is no risk to the community - public officials affirm. In a recent media briefing held by the Department of Public Health...

Tuberculosis Continues to Impact Vulnerable Populations

Tuberculosis continues to impact vulnerable populations, despite adequate treatment already in existence. Dr. Lauzardo, Director of the CDC Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center, explains why. PNC’s...

OB/GYN Shortage Linked to High Infant Mortality Rate

OB/GYN Shortage: Growing Concern The shortage of specialty doctors and practitioners on the island is a growing concern. With only 7 Obstetrician-Gynecology Specialists on the island,...





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