JIC Release No. 32 - MEDICAL SERVICES UPDATE; All elective services suspended until COR4

JIC Release No. 32 - MEDICAL SERVICES UPDATE; All elective services suspended until COR4

The Guam Memorial Hospital Authority opened its doors to shelter women at least 36 weeks pregnant, or who are 6 months into a high-risk pregnancy as early as Condition of Readiness (COR) 2.

The Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) has suspended all visiting hours and cancelled all outpatient elective surgeries until further notice. All expectant mothers currently at GRMC will remain in the hospital for the duration of Typhoon Mangkhut, until it is determined to be safe for them to return to their homes. For more information, contact (671) 687-5572 or (671) 486-4246.

U.S. Naval Hospital Guam (USNH Guam) opened its doors to pregnant women who are 38 weeks or longer, and 36 weeks if high risk (with complications) at COR 2. Now that we are in COR 1, USNH Guam outpatient services will be closed but the emergency department will stay open.

All U.S. Renal Care dialysis centers will be open Monday morning, September 10, 2018 to provide dialysis treatment for patients scheduled on the first shift.The dialysis centers will close after the first shift. Dialysis treatments will resume once the centers re-open. Patients are being contacted by dialysis staff members regarding their treatment schedule.

Telephone numbers:
U.S. Renal Care – Dededo:  637-3068
U.S. Renal Care – Finegayan:  588-0020
U.S. Renal Care – Sinajana:  475-3600
U.S. Renal Care – Tamuning:  646-3516
U.S. Renal Care – Tumon:  646-3773

How Can I Stay Up to Date with the Joint Information Center?
The Joint Information Center is the Government of Guam, military and federal government’s clearinghouse for accurate information during emergencies. The following is a list of radio partners, where you can get updated information about Typhoon Mangkhut:
o KSTO 95.5 FM
o 102.9 KISH FM
o Isla 630 AM
o K57 AM
o I94 FM
o Power 98 FM
o Hit Radio 100 
o Cool FM
o The BOSS 104.3
o Star 101.1
o 101.9 KTKB 
o 105.1  KAT FM
o 99.5 The Shark
o KHMG 88.1 FM
o The Point 93.3

TV and Newspaper partners include:
• KUAM: kuam.com
• Pacific News Center: pacificnewscenter.com
• Guam Daily Post: postguam.com
• Pacific Daily News: guampdn.com

Visit the following links for the latest advisory information:
·           NWS Website: http://www.prh.noaa.gov/guam/
·           NWS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NWSGuam/
·           GHS/OCD Website: https://ghs.guam.gov/
·           GHS/OCD Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GHSOCD/
·           Joint Region Marianas Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jrmguam/
·           Governor Calvo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eddiebazacalvo/

For more information, contact the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.


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