Overall Mission Statement

To assist the people of Guam in achieving and maintaining their highest levels of independence and self-sufficiency in health and social welfare.

Recent Posts

DPHSS Leading Preparations for the Ebola Virus Disease Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2014 4:55 PM (ChST)
Joint Release No. 14-001

DPHSS Leading Preparations for the Ebola Virus Disease Response

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) together with the Office of the Governor and Guam Homeland Security and the Office of Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) have been closely monitoring the events surrounding the Ebola Virus Disease.

DPHSS/Division of Senior Citizens Awarded 12-Month Planning Grant

For Immediate Release
September 30, 2014; 1:10 pm
DPHSS Release No. 2014-070

The Director of the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce that on September 23, 2014 the Division of Senior Citizens (DSC) was awarded a 12-month planning grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL).

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Fair

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2014; 11:25 am
DPHSS Release No. 2014-069

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce that there
will be a “Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Health Fair” at the Micronesia Mall on Saturday
October 25, 2014 at the Micronesia Mall from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme for this year’s
health fair is ““Promoting Parent Power: Be Your Child’s Super Hero”