TROPICAL STORM 09W UPDATE: GMH Accepting Expectant Mother at 8PM (civilian)
JIC News Release No. 11
July 11, 2014, 7:15 p.m.
For Guam Memorial Hospital (civilian patients)
UPDATE: Women at least 38 weeks pregnant and all high-risk expectant mothers who are six months pregnant or more can now check into the Guam Memorial Hospital at 8 p.m. tonight.
There will be no food services at GMH. Expectant mothers should eat dinner prior to checking in and bring food and drinks with them.
REMINDER: They can report to the Patient Registration Department on the first floor for registration.
All expectant mothers admitting themselves are asked to bring:
- Personal ID and insurance cards
- Drinking water
- Prescribed medication
- Personal toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)
- Favorite reading materials or DVD movies to help pass time.
Also, please don’t bring quilts, blankets or pillows. Sleeper chairs and blankets will be provided to expectant mothers. Normal visiting hours are suspended, and current patients are only allowed one companion. Outpatient elective surgeries are canceled. All essential GMH staff are asked to report to the hospital.
Mothers and families can call the hospital at 648-6702/6703/6704 for more information.
Please call Joint Information Coordinator Troy Torres at 478-0208 for more information.