DPHSS Phase 1a COVID vaccination continued Saturday

The COVID vaccinations at Okkodo High School will continue. (PNC file photo)

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) continued Phase 1a vaccinations Saturday, December 19 at Okkodo High School in Dededo, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The school cafeteria and gymnasium were set up as a temporary vaccination clinic. The initial doses were administered through closed points of dispensing (PODs).

The following healthcare personnel not affiliated with the Guam Memorial Hospital Authority (GMHA) or Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) defined under the Phase 1a category were encouraged to participate in the temporary vaccination clinic:





Healthcare personnel

  • any person who provides health care services. This can include, but is not limited to, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered and other nurses, paramedics, emergency medical or laboratory technicians, and ambulance and emergency medical workers.

Having direct or indirect exposure to COVID-19 or infectious materials


Pre-registration was not required and only a government-issued ID was required.

GBHWC Crisis Hotline

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center (GBHWC) has a Crisis Hotline that is available 24/7 at (671) 647-8833/4. For those feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed or are needing to talk to someone, GBHWC has experienced providers available and ready to assist the community with any heightened stress and anxiety experienced as a result of COVID-19.

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.