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DHS, DOH partner to award preschool-development grants

PROVIDENCE – As a result of a partnership between the R.I. Department of Human Services and the R.I. Department of Health, five health equity...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Health is now overseeing 10 Health Equity Zones.

DOH announces 3 more Health Equity Zones

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island communities have been established as Health Equity Zones by the state’s Department of Health. East Providence, Cranston and the West...
EXPANDING: Neyda DeJesus is co-coordinator of the Newport Health Equity Zone. The state is looking to expand the HEZ initiative with $1.4 million from the state and federal government to start new collaborations this ­summer.
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Health Equity Zones encourage community buy-in

Studies have increasingly found that social determinants, such as where you live and who you socialize with, have a lot to do with how...

R.I. Health Department seeks proposals for $1.4M Health Equity Zone funding

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has $1.4 million to enhance the state’s nine current Health Equity Zones, as well as add new ones,...
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