DPHSS to begin daily COVID-19 community mass testing on Monday

Department of Public Health and Social Services (PNC file photo)

Beginning Monday, November 30, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), in collaboration with the Office of the Governor, Mayors’ Council of Guam, Guam National Guard, Department of Public Works, Guam Police Department, Department of Youth Affairs, and other Government of Guam and Federal Agencies, will hold daily community testing at no cost to the people of Guam.

Mass testing will be held at three locations:

  • North: Yigo Gym, Yigo

  • Central: Tiyan Field, Tiyan

  • South: Agat Senior Center, Agat

The schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, November 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m

  • Tuesday, December 1, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Wednesday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Thursday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Friday, December 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Saturday, December 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be no community testing on Sunday. The Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) will remain open by appointment only.

DPHSS will offer up to 200 tests per location from Monday through Friday and up to 300 tests on Saturday. Tests will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the safety of the community and the nurses, only four (4) people per vehicle are allowed to be tested. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Please bring a picture ID.

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.