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THE FIELD HOSPITAL at the R.I. Convention Center is set to admit its first COVID-19 patient on Dec. 1. / COURTESY WJAR-TV NBC 10 POOL CAMERA

Field hospital at R.I. Convention Center to begin accepting patients Tuesday

PROVIDENCE – The field hospital at the R.I. Convention Center is set to admit its first COVID-19 patient on Dec. 1. Cathy Duquette, executive vice...

Butler Hospital awarded $2.2M for suicide risk study

PROVIDENCE – Butler Hospital has been awarded a $2.2 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Care New England...

HealthSource RI joins national campaign promoting health coverage during pandemic

EAST PROVIDENCE – HealthSource RI has joined a national campaign that emphasizes the importance of health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Get Covered 2021...

Five Questions With: Kelly Brunette

Kelly Brunette is a registered nurse and the patient flow director at Kent County Memorial Hospital. She discusses Kent’s “tele-sitter” program, which was implemented...

Blue Cross, Greater Providence Chamber announce Worksite Health Awards

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-seven businesses across the Ocean State have earned recognition as healthy workplaces from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross...

New RIDOH podcast targets public health

PROVIDENCE – A new podcast launched this month by the R.I. Department of Health aims to keep Rhode Islanders up to date on local...

PACE-RI board of directors announces 3 new members

PROVIDENCE – Three new members have joined the PACE Organization of Rhode Island’s board of directors. Candidus Nwakasi, Danielle Kopf and Jessica Mowry were...

Five Questions With: Erica Martineau

Erica Martineau was recently promoted to senior vice president and regional manager with Bank Rhode Island, and oversees a network of 11 branch locations...

CharterCARE launches home visit program for chronically ill

PROVIDENCE – A new service offered by CharterCARE Health Partners and its affiliate CharterCARE Provider Group of Rhode Island offers chronically ill patients a...
ON DUTY: Dawn Auclair, a certified nursing assistant at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, says her family asks her not to go work because of the dangers surrounding COVID-19, but she’s passionate about her job and the residents who live there.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Survival mode: Nursing homes under growing pressure as COVID-19 cases climb...

Tonya Landry was able to keep COVID-19 out of her nursing home in the spring. She hasn’t been as lucky this fall. Landry is the...

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