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This is Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. I'm reaching out to provide an update on the state of our COVID-19 vaccine distribution.   Right … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Island is "e;doing well"e; in its distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations despite the challenges posed by a limited supply coming from the federal level, Department of Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott told members of the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Positive trends in the state's latest COVID-19 data show the three-week "e;pause"e; that ended Sunday was the "e;right call,"e; Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday during her final briefing of 2020. "e;We have turned the corner,"e; the governor said, more
A “two-week pause” that involves new restrictions on social gatherings, dining and commercial activity will begin Nov. 30, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Thursday – a move she framed … more
The latest warning came as Rhode Island, for the third consecutive day, set a single-day record in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the Department of Health. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In the fight against COVID-19, Rhode Island is heading quickly back up the curve - and that development is spurring a rollback of some aspects of the state's reopening as officials seek to curb the spread of the coronavirus. During a more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE What Gov. Gina Raimondo recently described as Rhode Island's "e;wrong path"e; in the fight against COVID-19 has led to what she calls a "e;bad place"e; - and "e;everything's on the table,"e; including a step backward in the state's reopening more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An additional investment is being made in a campaign to support outdoor commerce and activities across the state, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday, while the "show will go on" - with restrictions - as trick-or-treaters prepare more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Outbreaks at Providence College and the University of Rhode Island have driven a recent uptick in the state's COVID-19 numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday, while the majority of cases identified within Rhode Island's K-12 more
Three local nonprofits are among 19 organizations across the state will be able to help Rhode Islanders with food, rent, utilities and other expenses thanks to $1 million in the latest round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund at the Rhode Island more
Johnston Police Chief Richard S. Tamburini and Deputy Chief Joseph Razza were recently on hand to receive a substantial donation of masks, contactless thermometers, hand … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The start of school in Rhode Island will be delayed two weeks, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday, while a final decision on how classes will resume - fully in person, through virtual learning or using a mixed approach - has also more
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