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

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Lip Sync Contest

The Environmental Public Health Association is holding a Lip Sync Contest to raise funds for the 9th Annual Guam Food Safety Education Month.  Each Division is encouraged to enter at least one team. Please see the flyer for details.

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Confirmed Case of Measles on Guam

For Immediate Release
July 18, 2014; 4:45pm
DPHSS Release No. 2014-054

Confirmed Case of Measles on Guam

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) received laboratory confirmation on a case of measles (rubeola). The patient is a 10 month old child without travel history but with an epidemiological link to visitors from Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia to Guam.

Press Release 2014-050 (Amended) Guam Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Press Release No. 2014-050 Guam Breastfeeding Awareness Month (AMENDED)

Guam Breastfeeding Awareness Month

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce August 2014 as Guam Breastfeeding Awareness Month.