Declaration of Public Health Emergency Extended to May 31st, 2022

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.) 22-89, which amended His Excellency David W. Panuelo’s January 31st, 2020 Declaration of Public Health Emergency, and extended the expiration of the Declaration to May 31st, 2022. 

C.R. 22-89 is thematically similar to C.R. 22-66, and retains its substantial and significant amendments to the Declaration after C.R. 22-33, 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).

Citizens interested in reading C.R. 22-89 may find it here: