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CNMI updates entry protocols, 5th-day tests required

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. 

Statement by Governor Torres on House Impeachment Decision

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres on Wednesday issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives’ decision on his impeachment, as well as the impeachment demonstration held outside of the CNMI Legislative building. 

CNMI updates quarantine protocols

The safety of the residents of the CNMI remains the top priority of the Governor’s COVID-19  Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC). With approximately 96.7%  of the CNMI’s eligible population fully vaccinated, combined with the expansion of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shot eligibility to 12- to 17-year-olds, the Governor’s  COVID-19 Task Force and the CHCC is updating its quarantine protocols in accordance with U.S.  Centers for Disease and Control’s (CDC) guidance.  

Governor’s Legal Counsel Responds to JGO Chairwoman’s Statement

Gil Birnbrich, Legal Counsel for the Governor, issued the following statement in response to the statement issued late Wednesday, January 5, 2021, by Celina Babauta, Chairwoman of the House Standing Committee on Judiciary and Governmental Operations:

Veteran town hall meetings to continue on January 6, 2022

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres, through the CNMI Office of the Governor and the CNMI Office of Veterans Affairs, invites all veterans residing on Saipan to a series of veteran town hall meetings to discuss issues of concern for veterans and military families.

Governor Torres announces premium pay for CNMI government employees

Governor Ralph DLG. Torres officially announced on Wednesday that the Department of Finance is set to release premium pay for CNMI government employees who have worked at least forty (40) hours to directly mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as CNMI government employees who have worked to provide public services since the pandemic began.

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CNMI updates entry protocols, 5th-day tests required

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. 

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