Bank of Guam announces limited operations in response to Covid-19

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(Press Release) — Bank of Guam announces that effective Wednesday, March 18, the Hagåtña and Upper Tumon Branches will open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed Saturdays. All other Guam branches will be closed.

In the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, the bank’s Garapan, Rota and Tinian branches will remain open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, closed Saturdays. The Chalan Piao facility will be closed.

San Francisco, the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau and Republic of the Marshall Islands branches will keep normal operating hours.

These operational hours will remain in effect until further notice.

Joaquin P.L.G. Cook, Bank of Guam president and chief executive officer, stated: “We recognize that doing our part to prevent the spread of Covid-19 requires us to make changes to the way we do business today. Because of this we have decided to take the necessary steps to put our people and our community first. This means that we will begin to scale down our operations to help support social distancing measures and to ultimately reduce transmission of this virus.”

He went on to say, “Over the decades, our Bank of Guam family has been faced with numerous challenges. We remain inspired by the resilience of our communities and how we emerge stronger. With your help and support, we will persevere through this. We are the people’s bank and we are in this together.”