Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health provided an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island during a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, July 10th.

Updates From The Press Briefing

Gov: Moving forward press briefings will only take place on Wednesday’s at 1 pm.

Gov: announces new effort to help people avoid eviction: a diversion program meant to help landlord and tenants get resolution outside court. Effort is being funded with $7M CARES Act funding.

Gov: Next Wednesday she will speak about help for small businesses.

Gov: Crush COVID App has been rolled out – phase II of it. Encourages all Rhode Islanders to download it/sign up for it.

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