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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month

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JIC RELEASE NO. 704 - June 22 Tiyan Drive-thru Testing Canceled Due to Inclement Weather; COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics to Remain Open

June 22 Tiyan Drive-through Testing Canceled
Out of an abundance of caution, COVID-19 drive-through community testing at the Old Carnival Grounds in Tiyan scheduled for Tuesday, June 22 has been canceled due to expected inclement weather conditions. The Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) in Dededo will remain open for COVID-19 testing for scheduled appointments only. To schedule an appointment, call 635-7525/6. 

Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Guam; 94W Upgraded to a Tropical Depression

Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Guam; 94W Upgraded to a Tropical Depression
Community Advised to Prepare Now


The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor what is now Tropical Depression 06W, formerly known as Joint Typhoon Warning Center Invest Area 94W.

A tropical storm warning is now in effect for Guam, meaning tropical storm conditions, including damaging winds of 39 mph or more, are expected early Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon.

Officials Monitor Tropical Disturbance Near Chuuk; Development Possible as it Moves Toward Marianas

The National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor a tropical disturbance just southeast of Chuuk. “Invest Area 94W” is currently unorganized with a broad circulation located near 6 degrees north latitude and 153 degrees east longitude. It is expected to organize over the next 36 hours and it is in a favorable location for further development, as it tracks west-northwestward toward Guam. 
 

JIC RELEASE NO. 702 - One of 372 Tests Positive for COVID-19; DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-17;COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule; Food Commodities Distribution Continues

Results: One New Case of COVID-19
One (1) new case of COVID-19 was identified out of 372 tests performed Thursday, June 17. To date, there have been a total of 8,267 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 51 cases in active isolation, and 8,077 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.3.

GHS/OCD Host Virtual Disaster Debris Management Training

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC), will host the Planning for Disaster Debris Management (MGT-460) training virtually on Monday, June 21 to Tuesday, June 22, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.  

The two-day training is offered at no cost to eligible participants and is meant to enable participants to outline a disaster debris management plan and recognize special considerations when planning for debris management after a natural disaster.

JIC RELEASE NO. 701 - Five of 517 Test Positive for COVID-19; COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Schedule

Results: Five New Cases of COVID-19
Five (5) new cases of COVID-19 were identified out of 517 tests performed Wednesday, June 16. Two (2) cases were identified through contact tracing. To date, there have been a total of 8,266 officially reported cases of COVID-19 with 139 deaths, 56 cases in active isolation, and 8,071 not in active isolation. The CAR Score is 0.4.

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