COVID-19 hits DD Group Homes in Rhode Island

A total of 23 adults with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island group homes — not quite 2 percent of all the 1180...

Coronavirus cases are growing exponentially – here’s what that means

Andrew D. Hwang, College of the Holy Cross In the U.S., scientists stress that the number of coronavirus cases has been growing exponentially....

DEM develops list of 50 fun, nature-based activities that Rhode Islanders...

Together with partners, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has developed a list of 50 fun, nature-based activities that Rhode Islanders can...

Reaching out to isolated older adults is essential during coronavirus –...

Basia Belza, University of Washington; Anita Souza, University of Washington, and Tatiana Sadak, University of Washington Older adults always need social connection, but...

‘My first question every time I see a new patient now...

Nicholas Johnson, University of Washington The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers operating on the frontlines of the...

What coronavirus symptoms should I look for, and when do I...

William Petri, University of Virginia As the nation adjusts to the threat of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, it’s only natural...

Special Enrollment Period (SEP) available to Rhode Islanders losing health coverage...

via HealthSourceRI HealthSource RI offers a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Rhode Islanders experiencing life changes, such as getting...

Local Gyms & Studios Offering Virtual Sweat Options

Going stir crazy yet? We are. But movement helps. Though many of our favorite local gyms and fitness studios have temporarily closed...

RI DDD will limit face-to-face contact; providers launch emergency plans

In an open letter to Rhode Island’s developmental disability community, Kerri Zanchi, Director of the state Division of Developmental Disabilities, has spelled...

Special Enrollment Period (SEP) available to purchase coverage through HealthSource RI...

HealthSource RI has adopted a limited-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP), following Governor Raimondo’s State of Emergency declaration in response to the potential...

RIDOH: New coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response measures announced for Rhode Island

Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), and the Rhode Island Department of Administration (DOA) announced today a...

Third individual associated with Saint Raphael Academy trip to Italy tests...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising the public that a third individual associated with the Saint Raphael Academy trip...

Director of Health provides updates on Coronavirus Disease 2019, seasonal illnesses

Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), provided an update to reporters today on preparedness...

How can we prepare for the coronavirus? 3 questions answered

Aubree Gordon, University of Michigan Editor’s note: Public health officials in the U.S. warned that the coronavirus, which has in large part spared...

Allison Faria: No Excuses – Developing strong leaders

What makes a good leader? Look on the internet. There’s a never-ending list of organizations and experts who want to tell you...

Southcoast Health joins Aquidneck 10K as title sponsor; race to take...

Gray Matter Marketing announced today a new partnership with Southcoast Health as a title sponsor for the 2020 Aquidneck 10K. The second...

Restore, Rejuvenate, & Relax: Castle Hill Inn to offer ‘Spring Equinox...

With the advent of spring on the horizon, Castle Hill Inn is inviting guests to say goodbye to the winter blues and...

Guide to #SelfCareSunday in Newport

Updated February 1, 2020. This article was published on May 5, 2019 and is updated on an ongoing basis.

Don’t miss out on these Newport Wellness Week deals, events

If you haven’t taken advantage of Newport Wellness Week events and deals - hurry! With only a few days left of this...

Developmental Disability News: RI DD Legislative Commission seeks to change payment...

Editor's Note & Intro: Beginning today, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island will be sharing and linking to content provided...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News – #107: Newport Wellness Week

Start the year off right by focusing on lifelong health and wellness solutions. Beginning this Saturday – January 18 through next Saturday...

Newport Wellness Week returns this month with largest Wellness Marketplace ever...

Newport Wellness Week returns January 18-25, 2020 with a robust roster of events, special offers, discounts and deals throughout Newport and Bristol...

‘Ayurveda Unveiled’ coming to Jane Pickens on January 16th

Jane Pickens Theater, which is currently re-branding itself to "JPT Film and Event Center", will be showing the new documentary by filmmaker...

First Day Hike: DEM invites Rhode Islanders to ‘Take A Hike’...

Tomorrow, on New Year's Day, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting free guided walking tours at Colt State...