Department of Public Health and Social Services - Division of Environmental Health - Bureau of Compliance and Investigation

Department of Public Health and Social Services - Division of Environmental Health - Bureau of Compliance and Investigation


Phone: 1-671-735-7221
Fax: 1-671-734-5556
Email: dphss-deh@dphss.guam.gov
Website: http://dphss.guam.gov/content/bureau-compliance-and-investigation
Types of Services Offered: Medical & Health Services
Category: Government Local

Description:  

The Consumer Commodities Program is mandated by Title 10 Guam Code Annotated (GCA), Chapters 32 and 40 to conduct inspections and investigations of foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, and retail hazardous substances to ensure misbranded or adulterated products are not imported, distributed, or sold on Guam, so to protect the public from dangerous or fraudulent commodities.

The Controlled Substances Program is mandated by Title 9 GCA, Chapter 67 to regulate the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of pharmaceutical controlled substances through inspections and investigations of facilities, healthcare workers, and patients to identify and prevent the abuse and diversion of pharmaceutical controlled substances.

Note: Data for this listing was compiled from online sources by UOG social work students enrolled in SW110 Introduction to Community Services on Guam classes (Sections 1 and 2) in the spring semester of 2017.
 

Services Offered:

• Consumer Commodities Program
 
The Consumer Commodities Program (CCP) conducts inspections and investigations of foods, drugs, cosmetic, medical devices, and retail hazardous substances to ensure misbranded or adulterated products are not imported, distributed, or sold on Guam.
 
• Controlled Substances Program
 
The Controlled Substances Program (CSP) of the Division of Environmental Health, Department of Public Health & Social Services, is responsible for administering the Guam Uniform Controlled Substances Act (Act), Chapter 67, Title 9 GCA, relating to the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of controlled substances.
 
• Mosquito Surveillance and Control Program
 
To prepare and respond to potential mosquito-borne outbreaks, it is important that effective surveillance be conducted and maintained, which requires properly trained and equipped personnel with the capacity to trap, collect, analyze, and identify mosquitoes and their larvae.

1-671-735-7221

1-671-734-5556

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

08:00 AM

05:00 PM


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