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R.I. expands vaccine eligibility to 40 and older

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island on Monday expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility to anyone age 40 and older who lives, works or goes to...

COVID-19 vaccination mandates are mulled by universities, businesses

PROVIDENCE – Universities and businesses in Rhode Island are grappling with whether to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, and in the case of colleges,...

R.I. sets goal to get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to...

PROVIDENCE – State officials laid out the groundwork Thursday during their weekly COVID-19 press conference for large-scale events to incrementally return in Rhode Island. Gov....

Criticism aimed at legislation that would prevent employers, businesses from requiring...

PROVIDENCE – A bill that would prevent employers or organizations from requiring workers or students to get a COVID-19 vaccine sparked a debate among...

Brown announces fall student vaccination requirement

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced plans for a mostly in-person fall semester return that will require all students on campus to have received a...

R.I. opens vaccine eligibility to people in 50s, 25K appointments to...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to people aged 50 or older Monday. The state planned to release 25,000 appointments this...

R.I. on track to vaccinate 70% of eligible residents by mid-May

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island continues to have strong demand for the COVID-19 vaccines by all eligible groups of people, dispensing 95% of its supply...

Rhode Island health centers getting more than $33.5M to boost vaccinations

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Eight community health centers across Rhode Island are sharing $33.5 million in federal funding to boost coronavirus vaccination efforts, authorities said...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 885 over the weekend. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 885 over weekend, with 9 more...

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 increased by 885 from March 19 through Sunday, with nine more deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Monday. Hospitalizations...
PAWTUCKET HAS expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents old enough to get the virus. Similarly, Providence has expanded access to the vaccine to residents 18 years or older in five hard-hit zip codes. / AP FILE PHOTO/UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Pawtucket opens COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to most residents; Providence expands access

Pawtucket announced on Monday it has opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents old enough to get a vaccine at city clinics. Similarly, Providence has...

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