Submitted on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 @ 8:42am ChST
Each year, World TB Day is observed on March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when German bacteriologist Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB). World TB Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about TB-related problems and solutions, and to support worldwide TB control efforts.
Submitted on Friday, March 22nd, 2013 @ 10:53am ChST
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) would like to inform the public that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is piloting the National Immunization Survey (NIS) in Guam for the first time. Beginning mid-April 2013, CDC’s contractor, NORC at the University of Chicago, will administer the Guam 2013 NIS.
Submitted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 @ 4:10pm ChST
The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program invites all employees to join us on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 4:00pm for the"Kick Butts Day" Wave at the ITC Intersection
FREE T-shirts will be given while supplies last.
Submitted on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 @ 11:02am ChST
The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce that the Central Public Health Facility in Mangilao has added five additional parking stalls to include one van accessible parking stall and four non-van (vehicles) accessible parking stalls. The parking stalls are located in front of the Central Public Health Facility (close to the ramp) and is identified with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sign.
Submitted on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 @ 2:31pm ChST
The Department of Public Health and Social Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, announces the launch of the Tobacco Free Guam Quitline Website and WebCoach services, beginning June 27, 2012. The website can be found at https://www.quitnow.net/guam/ and is an extension of the Tobacco Free Guam Quitline telephone cessation service, 1-800-QUIT-NOW. Both the telep
Submitted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 @ 4:08pm ChST
Submitted on Friday, March 1st, 2013 @ 4:58pm ChST
Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners
March 1, 2013 12noon Friday
HPLO Conference Room
Terlaje Professional Bldg.
Guam Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
March 4, 2013 9am Monday
HPLO Conference Room
Terlaje Professional Bldg., Ste. 209
Submitted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 @ 1:44pm ChST
PRESS RELEASE 2013-015
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce a free Teen Health Clinic will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Stepping Stones Love Life Center, located on the 2nd floor of the FIC Building, next to the American Grocery Store in Dededo.
Submitted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 @ 1:39pm ChST
PRESS RELEASE 2013-014
The Department of Public Health and Social Services will convene a Community Stakeholder Committee Meeting on Monday February 18, 2013 at the Guam Marriott Resort & Spa. The objective of the meeting is to orientate the stakeholders on the Department’s plans to conduct a community health assessment which will be used to plan, adapt and respond to important health conditions on Guam.
Submitted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 @ 1:35pm ChST
PRESS RELEASE 2013-011
The Department of Public Health and Social Services, Division of Senior Citizens is seeking the public’s support and assistance in promoting an activity of the Division of Senior Citizens for May 2013’s Senior Citizens’ Month celebration.