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R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 4,844, with 12 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 4,844, with 12 new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday. Hospitalizations of...
DR. NICOLE ALEXANDER-SCOTT was first appointed director of the R.I. Department of Health in 2015 by then-Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. She has now handed in her resignation to Gov. Daniel J. McKee. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Alexander-Scott resigns as head of R.I. Department of Health

PROVIDENCE – After leading the state’s public health response throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott is resigning as director of the Rhode Island...

Biden sending military personnel to R.I., other states, to combat COVID...

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is highlighting the federal government's efforts to “surge” military medical personnel to help overwhelmed medical facilities weather the...

Pediatric practice moves into Cumberland medical building

CUMBERLAND – A medical office building in Cumberland has a new tenant, bringing the occupancy of the 25,000-square-foot property up to 98%, according to...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 4,522, with 7 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 4,522, with seven new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Wednesday.  Hospitalizations of COVID-19...
RHODE ISLAND GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE holds his first COVID-19 briefing of 2022 on Wednesday, announcing that he's sending 60 members of the R.I. National Guard to assist Butler Hospital amid staffing shortages. / COURTESY WPRI

McKee sending 60 National Guard members to assist Butler Hospital

PROVIDENCE – A policy requiring indoor masking or proof of vaccination is remaining in place throughout the state, as Rhode Island ramps up its...

Study finds Lifespan-CNE merger would boost R.I. academic medicine industry

PROVIDENCE – An independent study commissioned by Brown University found that Rhode Island trails most of its neighboring states in the academic medicine industry. According...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 4,287, with 8 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 4,287, with eight new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Hospitalizations of...

Health officials let COVID-infected staff stay on the job

Health authorities around the U.S. are increasingly taking the extraordinary step of allowing nurses and other workers infected with the coronavirus to stay on...

CVS raises 2021 earnings outlook, reaffirms 2022 forecast

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. on Tuesday raised its full-year earnings outlook and reaffirmed guidance for 2022. In December, the health care company announced it...

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