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R.I. receives over $200K in federal funds for water quality monitoring

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received $201,500 in federal funds to help officials conduct water-quality monitoring and alert beachgoers when conditions are unsafe, Sen. Jack...

Addiction Policy Forum launches web resource to aid Rhode Islanders dealing...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health reports 323 people died of an overdose in 2016, with another 39 so far in 2018 –...
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R.I. updates pain-management regulations to curb opioid abuse

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has updated its pain-management regulations to require doctors prescribing opioids to discuss the risks of taking the pain reliever, indicate...

Health Department warns against heat-related illness

PROVIDENCE – As weather forecasts predict temperatures in the 90s through the Fourth of July, the R.I. Department of Health urges people to protect...

Raimondo to honor local municipal leaders for overdose prevention plans

WARWICK – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will join the members of Rhode Island's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick...

Five Questions With: Jeffrey Hill

Jeffrey Hill has severed as the R.I. Department of Health’s violence and injury prevention coordinator since October 2016. Previously, he was the youth suicide...

R.I. Department of Health grants $42K for state climate change projects

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health has awarded $42,680 in grants to 10 local groups to work on projects related to climate change...

Whitehouse tours CODAC center to view opioid epidemic impact

PROVIDENCE – While Rhode Island has made significant headway in addressing the opioid crisis, health officials throughout the state say more work is needed...

R.I. Department of Health launches Lyme disease prevention campaign

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health is reminding people to be wary of Lyme-disease-bearing ticks in the wake of reported increases in national...
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL has agreed to add $1 million to its patient verification budget following four incidents where tests or a surgery was performed on the wrong person or body area ./ COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

Rhode Island Hospital adds $1M for verification after three tests on...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Hospital has agreed to invest at least $1 million into patient identification and verification systems after a R.I. Department of...
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