September 22, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 352 relative to two COVID-19 related fatalities reported; GBHWC crisis hotline available 24/7. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 351 relative to food commodities distribution through village mayors continues; GPD Records & ID section open for limited services beginning Wednesday.

September 21, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 350 relative to thirty-fifth COVID-19 related fatality reported; cumulative results: thirty test positive for COVID-19; profiles of confirmed cases; DPHSS issues Guidance Memo 2020-11 Rev8; two additional GDOE employees test positive for COVID-19.

September 20, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 349 relative to Governor signs Executive Order No. 2020-33.

September 19, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 348 relative to cumulative results: forty-three test positive for COVID-19. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 347 relative to thirty-fourth COVID-19 related fatality reported; GBHWC crisis hotline available 24/7. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 346 relative to DPHSS postpones Umatac community testing due to inclement weather.

September 18, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 345 relative to two additional COVID-19 related fatalities reported; GBHWC crisis hotline available 24/7. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 344 relative to cumulative results: twenty-nine test positive for COVID-19; profiles of confirmed cases; one additional GDOE employee tests positive for COVID-19. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 343 relative to DPHSS issues Guidance Memo No. 2020-38. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 342 relative for supplementary emergency allotment issuances for September 2020.
The Guam Economic Development Authority released an Update to the CARES Act Selected Programs Presentation to include the SBA Paycheck Protection Program Interim Final Rules just released on April 6, 2020. The Guam Economic Development Authority released the Corona Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Selected Programs Presentation. The Guam Economic Development Authority released the COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiatives Presentation.

In accordance with the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration’s Temporary Economic Assistance and Mitigation (TEAM) Guam Plan, small businesses in need of cash flow assistance due to the impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can now apply for loans with deferred initial payments of ninety (90) days through the Guam Economic Development Authority (GEDA) State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) program and the Guam Development Fund Act (GDFA) program.

If you are an interested small business seeking information on eligibility requirements for the SSBCI program and how to apply, please contact our SSBCI program participating lenders:

Kevin Camacho | Bank of Guam | 671-472-5165

Byron Evaristo | Bank Pacific | 671-479-1179

Michael Finona | Community First Credit Union | 671-472-8210

If you are interested in the GDFA program, please contact Tria Paulino at 647-4332 or via email at tria.paulino@investguam.com.

Please email your completed application form and the documents required in the checklist to tria.paulino@investguam.com

Press Release - GEDA Offers Small Business Loans with First Payments Deferred for Ninety (90) Days.

TEAM Guam Loan Comparison

TEAM Guam Application for Credit

TEAM Guam Application Checklist

Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-27 relative to minimum requirements for re-opening K-12 schools and institutions of higher education Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-23 relative to minimum requirements for operations of bars and taverns Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-22 relative to minimum requirements for operations of therapeutic massage establishment Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-21 relative to additional businesses and organizations authorized to operate during PCOR 2 Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-10 relative to additional businesses and organizations authorized to operate during PCOR 2 Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-09 relative to minimum requirements for Dine-In restaurants. Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-08 relative to additional businesses authorized to operate during PCOR2. The Office of the Governor, Public Health and Social Services, and Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense issues Safety First, Service Always Government of Guam Operations Under Pandemic Condition of Readiness 2 (As of May 11, 2020). Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-07 relative to Chålan Para Hinemlo' - Pandemic Condition of Readiness Level 2 (PCOR2); guidance for certain business/non-governmental organizations relative to Executive Order  Nos. 2020-04, 05, 06, 07, 09, 10, and 11. The Department of Revenue and Taxation issues Economic Impact Payment (EIP) updated FAQ's. The Office of the Governor issues a Press Release relative to Guam received $107.8M for Economic Impact Payments. The Office of the Governor issues the CARES Act Budget. The Governor and State Surgeon's Physician Advisory Group issues  a Public Briefing on COVID-19 Unified Response Efforts: Mitigation Review, Trajectory Update, & Testing Goals. The Department of Revenue and Taxation releases Non-Filer Form for Economic Impact Payment Program. Department of Labor issues a Press Release relative to employers and businesses must register on HireGuam. Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issues additional guidance relative to Executive Orders Nos. 2020-04, 05, 06, 07, and 09. The Office of Homeland Security / Office of Civil Defense and Naval Base Guam issues a News Release relative to conducting routine testing on advanced warning systems. The Office of the Governor holds a press conference to discuss Guam's COVID-19 Extended Trajectory for Purposes of Intervention Efforts and Readiness Benchmarks. Department of Labor issues an advisory relative to concerns regarding the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program (PUA) or the Stimulus Bill. Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issues social isolation directive guidance relative to Executive Order No. 2020-05. Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) issues additional guidance relative to Executive Order Nos. 2020-04, 05, 06, and 07.