Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): Federal Assistance

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. 

Relief and Resources

There are three main components to the CARES Act that provides direct assistance for residents in the CNMI:

CNMI Cannabis Commission launches

With the publishing of the certification and adoption of proposed rules and regulations of the CNMI Cannabis Commission (Commission), the Commission announces the official launching of applications for the commercial Cannabis Licenses and noncommercial Homegrown Marijuana Registry.

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