McKee sending 60 National Guard members to assist Butler Hospital

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
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
PROVIDENCE – A policy requiring indoor masking or proof of vaccination is remaining in place throughout the state, as Rhode Island ramps up its COVID-19 testing capacity, sends the National Guard to support a Providence hospital, and allows temporary licenses for nursing students who have finished their training, Gov. Daniel J. McKee said Wednesday. McKee…

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