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Five Questions With: Kerri Connolly

Kerri Connolly, food access program manager at Rhode Island Public Health Institute, discusses Food on the Move, a program run by the institute to...

Commonwealth Care Alliance donates $58K to 3 R.I. food-based nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – Commonwealth Care Alliance, a Boston-based health care organization for people with complex medical needs, has donated a total of $58,000 to three...
THE RHODE ISLAND Public Health Institute and the city of Providence have been allocated $2 million in federal funds to address health inequity in the city's Black and Latino communities that were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. / AP FILE PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH

Providence, R.I. Public Health Institute get $2M to address health inequities

PROVIDENCE – The city and the Rhode Island Public Health Institute have been allocated $2 million in federal funds to develop, implement and evaluate...

McKee opposes levy on sugary beverages; PPP tax threshold under review

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday said he opposes legislation in the General Assembly calling for a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on bottled and...

Five Questions With: Dr. Amy Nunn

Dr. Amy Nunn, director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute, is heading NourishRI’s campaign to levy a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks. Revenue...

Sugary beverage tax stirs up debate

New tax legislation could make buying sugary soft drinks costlier in Rhode Island, and it’s stirring up a debate over the measure’s potential positive...

Downtown Providence experiencing high rates of opioid overdoses

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza recently shared findings and recommendations of two reports examining the high rates of opioid overdoses and strategies to...
THE RODE ISLAND PUBLIC HEALTH Institute celebrated the opening of its LGBTQ clinic, Open Door Health Monday.

Nonprofit opens LGBTQ clinic in Providence

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Health Institute on Monday celebrated the grand opening of Open Door Health, a new LGBTQ clinic, with a...

Five Questions With: Dr. Amy Nunn and Guillaume Bagal

A new clinic expected to open this fall in downtown Providence will offer primary care along with express screenings for HIV, sexually transmitted infections...
TUFTS HEALTH PLAN Foundation has awarded $315,000 in grants to three Rhode Island organizations. The grants are intended to help communities achieve achieve age-friendly practices for older residents in underrepresented communities.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation grants $315K to R.I. organizations to boost...

PROVIDENCE – Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded $315,000 to three Rhode Island organizations, part of the nonprofit organization’s 15-grant, $1.9 million effort to...

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