Representative Terri Cortvriend (D-Dist. 72, Portsmouth, Middletown) and Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) today announced that they will host a virtual constituent meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 9 am.

The virtual meeting will feature AARP-RI Associate Director Matt Netto and a representative from the Department of Health.

The meeting will be held via Zoom, and registration is required. To register, visit Questions may be submitted in advance during registration.

All constituents are welcome for a discussion on issues affecting seniors.

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