The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation are working together to protect the safety and health of the CNMI. Residents are encouraged to keep themselves healthy, practice social distancing, and stay informed.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, is a law enacted by President Trump and the US Congress to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses around the US affected by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
There are three main components to the CARES Act that provides direct assistance for residents in the CNMI:
The safety of the residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands remains the top priority of the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC). As part of the ongoing effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the CNMI, surveillance testing will be expanded.