Guam - Good news out of Washington D.C. for Guam's Department of Public Health and social Services. In an effort to improve Guam's response Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo announced today that $377,923 has been awarded to improve Guam's response to natural disasters, chemical or biological incidents that threaten the health and safety of the island.

The award, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will allow Public Health improve its efforts to respond to infectious, occupations and environmental incidents that endanger the public's health.