Expanded COVID-19 testing continues starting today at Yigo gym

There has been a surge in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19. (PNC file photo by PNC Chief Photographer Allan Balbin)

DPHSS, in collaboration with the Government of Guam, the Mayors’ Council of Guam, private, and federal agencies, continues expanded COVID-19 testing.

Testing is free and open to the public while supplies last. No symptoms are needed to qualify for testing. Please bring an ID, if one is available. The community testing schedule is as follows:

COVID-19 Drive-Through and Walk-In Testing:

  • Saturday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Yigo Gym in Yigo, along Marine Corps Drive

  • Thursday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Guma Trankilidat in Tumon

    • Note: this event is limited to Guma Trankilidat Residents

  • Saturday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the St. Francis Church and School Parking Lot, along Route 4 in Yona

  • Saturday, Sept. 5, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Talofofo Gym in Talofofo

  • Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Umatac Mayor’s Office, along Route 2 in Umatac

Those who are unable to go to the community-wide 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

  • (671) 480-6760/3

  • (671) 480-7883

  • (671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

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.

(JIC News Release)