GovGuam quarantine facility travelers, individuals under home quarantine to be released

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Tumon hotel used by the government of Guam for quarantine. (PNC file photo)

On May 15, 2021, in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order No. 2021-10, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Guidance Memorandum 2020-11 Rev11 will come into effect. Concurrently, the DPHSS Guidance Memorandum 2020-11 Rev11 will be applied to those who are in the Government of Guam Quarantine Facility (QFAC) or those travelers who are in home quarantine, effective May 15, 2021, 12:01 a.m.

Individuals who meet the criteria of being fully vaccinated and are able to provide proof of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized COVID-19 vaccination, whose vaccinations have been duly verified, and who have signed a Declaration Form Attesting to COVID-19 Vaccination as outlined in DPHSS Guidance Memo 2020-11 Rev11, will be released from quarantine. All individuals must comply with symptom monitoring for 14 days after arrival via Sara Alert, and all individuals are encouraged to download the Guam COVID Alert App.

Individuals who do not meet the above criteria and tested negative for COVID-19 on day 6 at the QFAC will be cleared from quarantine. However, these individuals must comply with symptom monitoring for the remainder of their 14-day quarantine period via Sara Alert; and all individuals are encouraged to download the Guam COVID Alert App.

This memorandum does not apply to individuals identified as close contacts to persons with COVID-19. Close contacts will be subject to quarantine based on applicable Guam law, DPHSS case investigation, and quarantine protocols, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

(JIC Release 673)

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