The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) announce the following procedures for outgoing and incoming travelers, as of May 20, 2020.
BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) would like to inform the public that two (2) additional people have been recently confirmed to have contracted COVID-19.
The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) would like to provide the following updates for the CNMI Community-Based COVID-19 Testing Initiative:
On May 14, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published interim final rule (IFR) implementing the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018. The purpose of these rules is to protect U.S. Workers in the Commonwealth of the Northern Islands and ensure that U.S. Workers will not be displaced or be a competitive disadvantage for employment.
The Department of Finance (DOF) is pleased to announce its first distribution of 27,020 stimulus checks, amounting to $42,761,156.83.
The CNMI Department of Labor (CNMI DOL) was notified that some employers are cancelling health insurance benefits to ensure employees with partial earnings qualify for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) programs. These actions were not recommended or approved by CNMI DOL.