October 10, 2023 (Saipan, CNMI) – Today, PIHOA health leadership from across the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands opened the 73rd PIHOA Executive Board Meeting here in Saipan! With Typhoon Bolaven en route, the Office of Governor Arnold I. Palacios has declared Typhoon Condition I for Saipan, Tinian, and Rota as of 5:00AM on Tuesday, October 10, 2023. The PIHOA Board and Secretariat will continue to monitor Typhoon Bolaven. Stay Safe Everyone!

Photo (L-R) – Back Row: Moses Pretrick (FSM National DHSA), Frank Underwood (RMI MOHHS-Secretary of Health Proxy), Tholman Alik (Kosrae DHS), Jesse Tudela (CNMI CHCC-Ancillary Services), Bosco Buliche (Chuuk DHS), Gaafar Uherbelau (Palau MHHS). Front Row: Rowena Reid (AS LBJ Hospital-Proxy), Nora Liwy (Pohnpei DHS), Maria Marfel (Yap DHS), Esther Muna (CNMI CHCC), Sherilynn Madraisau (Palau MHHS-Public Health Director), Darnelle Worswick (Palau MHHS-Clinical Director Proxy), Elizabeth Lauvao (AS DOH-Proxy)
Photo Credit – Lee Tenorio, Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation

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