Community Briefs – April 9, 2019

Posted on Apr 09 2019

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KCHC closed on April 10 for staff training
The Kagman Community Health Center will be closed on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The staff and management will be undergoing training. Regular office hours will resume on Thursday, April 11.

To make an appointment or to get information, call 256-KCHC (5242). Walk-ins are welcome depending on availability. Patients with appointments are given priority to be seen.

KCHC is a federally qualified health center that serves all patients regardless of inability to pay. Everyone is welcome, even those that reside outside the Kagman area. (PR)

Underwater training in Outer Apra Harbor 
ASAN, Guam—U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 will conduct routine underwater detonation training in outer Apra Harbor on April 12, from 8am to 4pm.

EODMU-5 will detonate a total of five lbs of explosives at the designated UNDET location on a sandy area of the sea floor.  

For the safety of the public and participants involved, the Coast Guard will establish safety zones to restrict access in the vicinity of the training area. 

For the safety of personnel and marine life, the area will be visually cleared by divers and by lookouts on the surface before, during and after the exercise. All activity will cease temporarily if a person or marine life is seen in the area. (PR)

Walk & Roll in Kagman on April 10
The Northern Marianas Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence is inviting community members to take part in the Walk & Roll Against Sexual Violence on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Kagman. 

Registration will start at 5pm at Kagman High School with the walk starting at 5:30pm. The first 100 individuals to register will also receive a free T-shirt. 

Walk & Roll participants are also highly encouraged to create signs or banners to help spread awareness on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is this April, and on sexual violence and/or to show support for victims and survivors. This year’s theme for the U.S. and CNMI is “I Ask” which stresses the importance of consent in ending sexual violence. 

For more information, contact NMCADSV at (670) 234-3878 or email Also, if you or someone who you know is experiencing sexual violence, call 911 for emergency assistance or call the 24 hour and confidential Victim Hotline at 234-5100. (PR)

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