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Community Bulletin

Tinian Disaster Recovery Center closing but help is still available

(CNMI Join Information Center) — On Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at 6 p.m., the Disaster Recovery Center or DRC on Tinian will close, but help will still be available for disaster survivors impacted by Typhoons Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance application submission deadline extended for NMI

(Department of Labor) — The CNMI Department of Labor announced Thursday it has extended the application submission deadline for Disaster Unemployment Assistance or DUA for Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu from December 16, 2018 to January 15, 2019.

Traffic cases

(Press Release) — The CNMI Office of the Clerk of  Court, Superior Court would like to notify individuals with traffic citations that pursuant to a court order issued by Presiding Judge Roberto C. Naraja on December 3, 2018, cases that were initially scheduled for November 1, 2018 and were rescheduled for December 6, 2018 as a result of Super Typhoon Yutu are again rescheduled for January 15, 2019 at 9 a.m. , and they will be heard at the Marianas Business Plaza, Courtroom 201, on the second Floor.

Bank of Hawaii to resume normal schedule for Gualo Rai branch

(Press Release) — Bank of Hawaii’s Gualo Rai branch on Saipan will resume normal operating hours following Typhoon Yutu, beginning Monday, Dec. 17.

Joeten-Kiyu library reopens

(JKPL) — Happy Holidays and season’s greetings from the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library! The library is open and ready to assist you with all your information needs! We have several activities that the public can take advantage of, including, but not limited to:

Kagman PTSA meeting

(Press Release) — This is to inform all parents, guardians, and the community that the Kagman cluster of schools will be having a PTSA meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Kagman Elementary School cafeteria.

#MarianasStrong year-end event on Dec. 29

(MVA) — In lieu of its annual Christmas in the Marianas event, the Marianas Visitors Authority and its tourism partners will celebrate the #MarianasStrong year-end celebration on Dec. 29, 2018, at Paseo de Marianas in Garapan, Saipan.

EPAP extended; medication assistance continues

(CHCC) — Emergency Prescription Assistance Program, or EPAP, from the U.S Department of Human and Health Services has been extended until Dec. 31, 2018.

Waived water sample testing fee for restaurants and caterers

(CHCC) — Two  CNMI government agencies are working in collaboration with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency  to ensure food caterers and restaurants are continuing to use safe and clean water before, during, and after a disaster event in the CNMI.

Update on FDA investigation of romaine lettuce

(CHCC) — The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation’s Public Health and Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Programs with the Bureau of Environmental Health are providing an update on the United States multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce and CHCC-PR-19-003.