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JIC RELEASE NO. 497 - DPHSS Phase 1a Vaccination Continues Through Saturday; Phase 1a Group Encouraged to Participate

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) will continue Phase 1a vaccinations on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December 19 at Okkodo High School in Dededo, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The school cafeteria and gymnasium are set up as a temporary vaccination clinic. The initial doses will be administered through closed points of dispensing (PODs).
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 494 - Guam Receives First Shipment of COVID-19 Vaccines

Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) Director Arthur San Agustin announced the arrival in Guam of the first 3,900 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The doses were sent as part of the initial nationwide shipments that followed the Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 12.
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 491 - 119th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported; Results: 31 of 1,165 Test Positive for COVID-19; Governor Leon Guerrero Signs Executive Order No. 2020-43;Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 119th COVID-19-related fatality occurred on December 9, 2020 at approximately 5:22 a.m. The patient was a 44-year-old male with underlying conditions and expired at home. He was a known COVID-19 case. 
   

JIC RELEASE NO. 490 - 118th COVID-19-Related Fatality Reported;Results: 16 of 692 Test Positive for COVID-19;Food Commodities Distribution Through Village Mayors Continues

The Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 118th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Memorial Hospital (GMH) at approximately 2:49 p.m. today. The patient was a 69-year-old female with underlying conditions that were further compounded by COVID-19. She was admitted to GMH on October 19, 2020 and was a known positive case. 
   

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