Public Health ‘Guidance Memo’ lists types of businesses to re-open when P-COR 2 is declared


The types of additional business and service industries that will be allowed to re-open Monday when P-COR 2 is expected to be declared are outlined in a ‘Guidance Memo’ issued Thursday night by the Guam Department of Public Health.

Among the businesses that can open their doors again are all retail stores not considered to be essential. And they will be allowed to sell items and provide services that are not considered to be essential.

Among those businesses are shopping centers, malls, and food courts. Although food courts will be limited to take-out service only.

The service businesses that can re-open include financial planning, advertising, marketing, information technology, consulting, and photography.

Real estate and automotive sales will be allowed. Detailing and other cleaning services will be permitted.

Elective medical, dental and other treatments and therapies can resume.

All business must adhere to the minimum Pandemic Workplace Operational Requirements issued by Public Health.

Those operational requirements include:

  • All employees and customers must wear face masks
  • Employers must develop and communicate social distancing policies
  • In-person interactions and physical contact must be limited
  • Employees must be trained on social distancing policies and protocols
  • Businesses will be subject to occupancy limits