COMMUNITY BRIEFS – January 14, 2022

Posted on Jan 14 2022


BECQ suspends monthly beach cleanups
Citing the increasing number of positive cases in the CNMI arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality is temporarily suspending this year its monthly beach cleanups.

In an announcement yesterday, it said the monthly beach cleanup for 2022 will be temporarily suspended until further notice.

The beach cleanup is a monthly volunteer activity of the BECQ that is held on the first Saturday of every month.

“An announcement will be made when beach cleanups will resume,” the BECQ statement said. (PR)

Free online sessions to provide COVID information specific to older adults
Manåmko’ and their families will have an opportunity to learn about the latest information regarding COVID-19 as it relates to older adults in two Zoom sessions hosted by the Guam/Micronesia Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program under the University of Guam School of Health.

The presentation, titled “COVID-19 and Life,” will provide the latest updates on the different types of COVID-19 variants as well as information on the different vaccines, boosters, and how to keep oneself and one’s family safe during the pandemic.

The sessions will be led by Dr. Delores J. Lee, a family medicine physician at Evergreen Health Center.

The sessions are free to members of the public in Guam and throughout Micronesia.

To register, visit the following links:

• 9am on Saturday, Jan. 15:

• 6pm on Thursday, Jan. 27:

For more information, call (671) 735-0109/0128 or email (UOG)

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