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GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announces plans to allocate COVID-19 relief funds to transform senior care and invest in the workforce for long-term care. / COURTESY CAPITAL TV

Governor wants to use COVID-19 relief funds to transform long-term care

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced plans Wednesday to use $25 million of COVID-19 relief funds to address the immediate needs of nursing...

Child immunizations down; R.I. sees first multisystem inflammatory syndrome case

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island saw an alarming 52% reduction in immunization rates for children ages 2 to 7 years old in April and May,...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health said that provisional data shows that accidental overdoses in the state rose roughly 22% year over year in the first quarter of 2020.

Accidental overdose deaths rise in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Accidental overdose deaths have risen by roughly 22% year over year in the first quarter, according to provisional data released by the...

RIDOH, BHDDH partner on new Buprenorphine Hotline

CRANSTON – Launched this month, a new state hotline is helping people with opioid addiction, or who are suffering from opioid withdrawal, find help...
Neil D. Steinberg

It’s up to us to make R.I.’s ‘new normal’ a better...

In these extraordinary times there is evidence of hope and generosity all around, just as there is uncertainty and urgent, extreme need. We are...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO released a prerecorded address on Mother's Day that took the place of her daily coronavirus briefing. / COURTESY CAPITAL TV

R.I. reports 4 COVID-19 deaths, further decrease in hospitalizations on Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The number of new COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island increased by 285 on Sunday, but there were declines in deaths and hospitalizations,...
CASES OF COVID-19 in the state reached 9,652 Sunday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. sees 21 new COVID-19 deaths; reopening to begin with relaxed...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s first phase of economic reopening will see some noncritical retail stores back in business, and outdoor dining at some restaurants. Some...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO says it's too early to tell whether the two-day decline in the number of new COVID-19 cases is a lasting trend. / COURTESY R.I. CAPITOL TV

13 new deaths in R.I., but Raimondo says ‘much gentler’ slope...

PROVIDENCE – State health officials on Sunday reported 13 new deaths related to COVID-19 and 230 more positive cases – the second day in...

State leases 2 commercial facilities for alternate medical sites, third lease...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Short-term leases have been authorized for two facilities in Rhode Island that are expected to be converted into field hospitals related...
RHODE ISLAND health officials announced an additional 91 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, and two deaths from the virus. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

COVID-19 cases reach 657 in R.I., 2 more deaths reported

PROVIDENCE – COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island have climbed to 657, according to the R.I. Department of Health, which reported another 91 cases on...

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