JIC Release No. 11 - Additional Shelters to Open; Airline Update; GRMC Update


JIC Release No. 11 - Additional Shelters to Open; Airline Update; GRMC Update

Additional Shelters to Open in Southern Villages:

The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) has added three additional Emergency Shelters that will open at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, May 23, 2023 to receive residents that need shelter from the storm. The complete list is as follows:


  • AsTumbo Elementary School

  • Maria A. Ulloa Elementary School

  • Machananao Elementary School

  • Upi Elementary School 

  • Wettengel Elementary School


  • B.P. Carbullido Elementary School 

  • George Washington High School


  • Talo’fo’fo Elementary School

  • Merizo Martyrs Memorial School

  • Harry S. Truman Elementary School

  • Inalahan Middle School

  • M.U. Lujan Elementary School

See JIC Release No. 7 for information on what to bring, transportation, and rules and regulations for the shelters. 

Updated Flight Status:

The Guam International Airport Authority remains open. The following cancellations have been announced for Tuesday, May 23, 2023: 



For flight status updates, please contact your airline or visit https://www.guamairport.com/travel-information/flights.

GRMC Update:

Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) has suspended visiting hours as of 7:00 pm. All GRMC clinics will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 23, until the island is placed on Condition of Readiness (COR) 4. Outpatient appointments and elective surgeries scheduled for this week will be postponed and rescheduled accordingly. 

All admitted patients are permitted one (1) watcher. Watchers must be checked in with Customer Relations in the Main lobby no later than Tuesday, May 23, at 10:00 am. Switching out will not be permitted after this time. Please note; watchers are encouraged to bring food for personal consumption (that does not require refrigeration) for the duration of the storm. 

GRMC does not provide maternal child health services; therefore, all individuals requiring such services should proceed to GMH.  However, all emergencies will be properly assessed, triaged, and treated accordingly.

For more information, please contact GRMC Communications & Social Media Specialist, Kimberly Teves, at kimberlygrace.teves@grmc.gu.

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:

For more information, contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/10 or the GHS/OCD 24/7 watch desk at (671) 475-9600.



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