COVID-19 community testing held in Talofofo

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The Department of Public Health and Social Services conducted a COVID-19 community drive-through/walk-in testing and outreach in Southern Guam yesterday.

The program was held at the Talofofo Gym.

DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam and the Mayors’ Council of Guam, provided COVID-19 testing to the first 200 people who have registered with the Talofofo Mayor’s Office.

A drive-through and walk-in testing will be done in Umatac on Saturday, September 19.  Pre-registration will be required.

(Talofofo community drive-through/walk-in testing and outreach photos courtesy of DPHSS FB)

To receive individual COVID-19 test results, send a request to [email protected] Further instructions will be provided via email to patients before COVID-19 test results are sent.

Those who were unable to register and participate in Saturday’s testing and are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19, are advised to call their health care provider.

If a patient does not have a regular health care provider, they can call the Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) at (671) 635-7525/6 to schedule an appointment. The NRCHC COVID-19 testing is available by appointment only.

Those experiencing symptoms can also call the DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline phone numbers listed below to report symptoms and obtain guidance from clinicians, or call 311 and dial option number 1.

(671) 480-7859/83

(671) 480-6760/63

(671) 687-7321

(671) 685-0358

(671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

The DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline is available from Monday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Missed calls or calls going to voicemail will be returned.

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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