Yigo Mayor’s Office closed due to possible COVID exposure; 1 more GDOE employee positive


Due to a staff member’s exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19, the Yigo Mayor’s Office will be closed until further notice.

The mayor’s office is working closely with DPHSS to ensure staffers are tested and cleared before returning to work. There will be no interruption in meal delivery services for manåmko’.

One GDOE Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) confirmed that one GDOE employee from George Washington High School (GWHS) tested positive for COVID-19.

This case was identified through contact tracing efforts. The GDOE is working closely with DPHSS to conduct contact tracing and any close contacts of the confirmed case will be contacted directly by DPHSS.

GWHS will remain open and areas of the campus will be identified for cleaning and disinfecting as needed. Employees will not have access to these areas until cleaning has been completed. Hard copy packet and food distribution will continue uninterrupted.

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 Release No. 392)