Umatac COVID community testing on Saturday, Oct. 3 weather permitting

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COVID-19 community testing (PNC file photo)

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), in collaboration with the Government of Guam and the Mayors’ Council of Guam, is providing free COVID-19 testing to the first 200 participants who have registered with the Umatac Mayor’s Office.

Weather permitting, testing is scheduled for Saturday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Umatac Mayor’s Office. Those who pre-registered for the previously scheduled testing through the Umatac Mayor’s Office will be able to keep their reserved spots. Additional registration for this event is closed.

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.

Those who were unable to register for testing and are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are advised to call their health care provider. A patient may also 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, option 1.

  • (671) 480-7859/83 ●   (671) 685-0358

  • (671) 480-6760/3 ●   (671) 998-4442/60/74/80

  • (671) 687-7321 ●   (671) 687-6170 (ADA Dedicated Number)

The DPHSS Medical Triage Hotline is available from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sundays. Missed calls or calls going to voicemail will be returned

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.

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