Community Briefs – December 9, 2020

Posted on Dec 09 2020


Free health fair on Dec. 13

The Association of Lions Clubs International through its home club, Saipan Pacific Lions Club District 204 Region 2, will hold its Health Fair on Dec. 13, 2020, from 8am to 12pm at the Joeten Daidai Hall adjacent to the Mt. Carmel Cathedral.

Among the services that will be made available to everyone are blood pressure testing; sugar/glucose testing; general health awareness that will improve and maintain a healthy life; one-on-one talk on life coaching on intentional wellness and growth with Kamerin Pereira, certified life coach, for free consultation; free session on diabetic education, and general health awareness; and free reading eyeglass.

Facemasks will be required. Social distancing and other safety measures and health protocol imposed by the COVID-19 Task Force would be implemented. (PR)

SINMI sets monthly lunch meeting

The Northern Mariana Islands Chapter of Soroptimist International will hold its monthly luncheon meeting on Thursday, Dec. 10, at noon at the Fiesta Resort & Spa Saipan World Café buffet. The cost of the luncheon is $17. Join us to help continue our work for the “Best for Women” in the CNMI! (PR)

Public warned of rip currents until Thursday

The high rip current risk remains in effect through late Thursday night on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Based on the information received from the National Weather Service in Tiyan, Guam, and compiled at the CNMI Emergency Operations Center State Warning Point, dangerous rip currents are present in east-facing reefs of the Marianas until Thursday night.

Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water. Residents are advised to avoid venturing out near reef lines facing east. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. (PR)

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