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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa is being allocated more than $3 million in funding from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support expanding COVID-19 testing and vaccination activities. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced late last week...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While COVID-19 risk in American Samoa is “high”, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), says the virus risk in independent Samoa is “unknown,” according to the Aug. 6th CDC global travel recommendation bulletin. As the COVID-19 situation around the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Besides bringing in more personal protective equipment (PPE), a military flight last Friday also brought along members of the US Army Medical Corps as well as Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga who had been stranded in Honolulu since March. The four-member Medical...
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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Aumua Amata on Friday welcomed $411,385 in CARES Act funds for American Samoa’s health priorities through the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department. These CARES Act resources are for the Territory to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Health Department and LBJ Medical Center are working on a protocol to prioritize who is to get coronavirus tested with the Abbott rapid testing machine and coronavirus test-kits that are now on island, according to ASG’s COVID-19 Task Force chairman Iulogologo Joseph...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has shared his disappointment with US President Donald Trump over the failure of the federal government to coordinate a flight to uplift US citizens stranded in Samoa, which closed its borders; and routing the Americans through American Samoa,...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has appealed to the leader of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for assistance in providing needed equipment to conduct locally the coronavirus test, which is currently sent to Hawai’i or to CDC headquarters in Atlanta....
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, Douglas W. Domenech, today recognized and applauded the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their ongoing technical assistance and financial support to the U.S. territories and...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Given the fact that the Territorial Administration on Aging (TAOA) “carries the responsibility of ensuring” that the territory’s most vulnerable population — senior citizens — is safe and protected, it has been or will implement measures to ensure they are safe from the...
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While American Samoa’s mass drug administration (MDA) to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis is set for next month, Samoa Government’s Ministry of Health launched last week its MDA, as shown in this photo posted on the Samoa Ministry of Health’s Facebook Page called, “...