Gatherings up to 25 allowed; Category 2 differential pay for GovGuam employees to end


Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has signed Executive Order No. 2021-03 relative to extending the public health emergency declaration for an additional thirty (30) day period to March 1, 2021, and ordering the end of Category 2 differential pay for GovGuam employees.

EFFECTIVE AT 8:00 AM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2021, A “congregation” or a “social gathering” is a meeting for a common and singular purpose of more than one (1) person where individuals are not members of a single household. Effective at 8:00 AM on February 1, 2021, social gatherings and congregations shall be limited to no more than twenty-five (25) persons. The terms “social gathering” and “congregation” are not intended to include meetings of businesses, organizations, or government agencies held for the purpose of carrying out official business of such entities;

EFFECTIVE AT 8:00 AM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2021, Category 2 of the COVID-19 Response Differential Pay plan established in Executive Order No. 2020-08 shall expire. Government of Guam employees not otherwise eligible for Category 1 shall be compensated at their regular rate of pay. Effective February 1, 2021, the differential for employees eligible under Category 1 shall be reduced to ten percent (10%).

The community is reminded that pursuant to 26 GAR Chapter 4 Article 28, fines may be imposed for violations of various mandates in applicable DPHSS Guidance Memoranda. All prior Executive Orders remain in full force and effect except to the extent they conflict with this Executive Order 2021-03.

To view Executive Order 2021-03 in its entirety, please click here.

(JIC Release No. 552)