PALIKIR, Pohnpei—The Office of the President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has received from the 22nd Congress of the FSM Congressional Resolution (C.R.) 22-66, which amended His Excellency David W. Panuelo’s January 31st, 2020 Declaration of Public Health Emergency, and extended the expiration of the Declaration to January 31 , 2022.
C.R. 22-66 is thematically similar to C.R. 22-33, and retains its substantial and significant amendments to the Declaration after C.R. 22-06, C.R. 21-252, C.R. 21-228, C.R. 21-185, and C.R. 21-175. There are no changes to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, nor on repatriation methodologies (i.e. non-medical professionals, including teachers, consultants, engineers, etc. remain eligible for entry into the FSM on a case-by-case basis as determined by the COVID-19 Task Force).