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COVID-19 in Rhode Island: The latest data

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RIDOH provides an update on Rhode Island’s COVID-19 vaccination effort

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) held a briefing via Zoom this morning to update the press on Rhode Island’s COVID-19 vaccination effort. Tricia...

New AARP analysis shows the rate of COVID-19 deaths and cases...

The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard depicts a worsening crisis from coast to coast, including Rhode Island. In the four-week period ending December...

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council COVID-19 Update (Jan. 14 at...

Newport City Council will host a workshop at 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 14 to receive a COVID-19 crisis update from City Manager Joe...

Department of Health releases updated COVID-19 data by city, town

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today released newly updated data on the number of people COVID-19 tested and the number of people with...

Governor: Current restrictions/guidance will remain in place until at least mid-February

Governor Gina Raimondo today announced during a COVID-19 Press Briefing the current restrictions, those that began on December 21, will remain in place until...

LIVE ON WUN: Governor Raimondo’s weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing (Jan. 13...

Governor Gina Raimondo will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, January 13 to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island. The...

List: States with travel restrictions upon entry to Rhode Island

Rhode Island began implementing a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity rate on...

AARP calls on Governor Raimondo to prioritize Rhode Islanders 50 and...

The AARP in Rhode Island is asking the state to prioritize residents over the age of 50 to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, giving greater weight...

Feds reopening Paycheck Protection Program for thousands of small businesses on...

Local businesses next week will be able to apply for funds under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which is reopening January 11, according to...

LIVE ON WUN: Governor Raimondo’s weekly COVID-19 press briefing postponed to...

Governor Raimondo will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, January 8 to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island. This...

LIVE ON WUN: Newport City Council Covid-19 Status Update (Jan. 7...

Newport City Council will host a workshop on Thursday, January 7 at 4:30 pm for the purpose of receiving a COVID-19 Crisis Update from...

RIDOH, RIDBR reminds Rhode Islanders to celebrate safely this New Year’s...

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation (DBR) today issued a press release reminding all businesses,...

Restore RI Small Business Grant Program exceeds the $50M Mark

Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced that more than 4,100 Rhode Island small businesses have received Restore Rhode Island grants totaling...

Edward King House to serve as COVID-19 Rapid Test Site

Beginning on Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Edward King House Senior Center will serve as RIDOH/RI National Guard COVID-19 Rapid Test Site.  Free Rapid...

Guest View: CDC – 2020 in Review

The following is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) In 2020 CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe –...

Coronavirus Live Updates: COVID-19 in Newport County and Rhode Island

Due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Newport County and Rhode Island, What's Up Newp has launched a new COVID-19 live blog in...

Watch | Governor Raimondo’s weekly COVID-19 update (Dec. 22 at 1...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Tuesday, December 22 to provide...

Watch | Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing (Dec. 18 at...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Friday, December 18 to provide...

Watch | Newport City Council Covid-19 Status Update (Dec. 17 at...

Members of Newport City Council will convene for a virtual remote workshop on Thursday, December 17 at 4:30 pm. During the workshop, City Manager Joe...

Opinion | As Rhode Island nursing home deaths hit 1,000, the...

The following was submitted by Raise The Bar on Resident Care, a coalition of nursing home caregivers, clergy members, community partners, nursing home residents,...

‘Darkest red’ for the coronavirus surge: Task force pleads with states...

This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C. The White House Coronavirus Task Force...

Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green: Earliest students may return after holiday break is...

Angélica M. Infante-Green, the Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education for the State of Rhode Island, has notified all public school districts in the...

Raimondo Administration announces additional grants to 200+ small business and organizations

By Rhode Island Commerce Today the Raimondo Administration announced more than 200 grants totaling more than $16 million to Rhode Island’s small businesses and non-profit...

All state-run COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thursday

In anticipation of Winter Storm Gail, the Rhode Island Department of Health announced this afternoon that all State-run COVID-19 testing sites will be closed...