WORLD TB DAY

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.

National Immunization Survey

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.

Kick Butts Day (KBD)

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.

DPHSS ADDS MORE ACCESSIBLE PARKING STALLS

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. 

Tobacco Free Guam Quitline Website

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

Public Hearing Announcement on the Current Fee Schedules for Child Day Care Facilities

 

Board Meetings for the Month of March

Guam Board of Allied Health Examiners
March 1, 2013 12noon Friday
HPLO Conference Room
Terlaje Professional Bldg.
Suite 209
Hagatna, GU

Guam Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
March 4, 2013 9am Monday
HPLO Conference Room
Terlaje Professional Bldg., Ste. 209
Hagatna, GU

Free Teen Health Clinic

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.