June 1, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 155 relative to end of day results: zero test positive for COVID-19 by DPHSS; Governor signs Executive Orders 2020-17, 2020-18. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 154 relative to two positive cases of COVID-19 reported; profiles of earlier confirmed cases; returning Guam residents to be transferred to home quarantine; expanded testing continues.

May 30, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 153 relative to zero test positive for COVID-19 by DPHSS, DLS reports one positive case. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 152 relative to modified visitation at GMHA; updated Interim Food Safety Health Certification Training Course Testing schedule.

May 29,  2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 151 relative to end of day results: zero test positive for COVID-19 by DPHSS. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 150 relative to updated quarantine protocol; GPD monitor for fraudulent checks; expanded testing continues; GBHWC Crisis Hotline available; parks and beaches reopen, limited restroom accessibility

May 28, 2020

Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 149 relative to end of day results: one tests positive for COVID-19 by DPHSS. The Office of the Governor issues Executive Order 2020-16 relative to allowing additional activities during Pandemic Condition of Readiness 2. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 148 relative to Governor signs Executive Order 2020-16; DPHSS Guidance Memo 2020-10; profiles of earlier confirmed cases; TEFAP distribution update; Emergency Food Distribution update; expanded testing continues for vulnerable populations.

May 27, 2020

Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-10 relative to additional businesses and organizations authorized to operate during PCOR 2. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 147 relative to end of day results: one tests positive for COVID-19 by DPHSS; one probable case confirmed by GRMC. Joint Information Center (JIC) issues Release No. 146 relative to one probable case reported from GRMC; guidance for facial coverings; guidance for dine-in restaurants. Department of Public Health and Social Services issues Guidance Memo 2020-09 relative to minimum requirements for Dine-In restaurants.
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 2020-10 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.