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Governments, businesses race to reimpose mask mandates

Governments and businesses are scrambling to change course following new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic...

CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks...

R.I. allocated $7.2M for public health workforce

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received $7.2 million in federal funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support state public health,...

Will Rhode Island’s $200M for rent aid be enough?

A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year has been extended from June 30 until July 31. The moratorium, put in place by the Centers...

CDC extends eviction moratorium a month, says it’s last time

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration has extended the nationwide ban on evictions for a month to help tenants who are unable to make...

URI, Bryant to drop on-campus mask mandates for vaccinated people

PROVIDENCE – Bryant University in Smithfield and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown announced recently that the respective campuses will no longer...
AFTER HOURS: Dr. Day Care representatives Rebecca Compton, left, and Amy Vogel stand near their display, which includes a game wheel, during last year’s Statewide Business After Hours networking event. This year’s event will be held on March 26 at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston.  

What would make you feel comfortable attending indoor business events this...

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 13 said fully vaccinated people can safely stop wearing masks inside most places. Masks are...

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday...

R.I. gets $1.48M to track COVID-19 variants

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has been allocated $1.48 million in federal funds for efforts to track COVID-19 variants, the state's congressional...
TRAILBLAZER: Karl Wadensten, CEO and president of VIBCO Inc. in Richmond, was one of the first to create the blueprints for how to safely operate a manufacturing facility during COVID-19 and conduct employee and visitor screening. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Wadensten gives helping hand to companies, communities in fight against COVID-19

PBN Manufacturing Awards 2021 Manufacturing Champion: Karl Wadensten, CEO and president, VIBCO Inc. VIBCO Inc. CEO and President Karl Wadensten is a well-known name throughout...

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