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THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND is looking to open two new mass COVID-19 vaccination sites. One of them may be the R.I. Convention Center, pictured, which served as a field hospital during the pandemic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

R.I. plans to open two additional mass vaccination sites

PROVIDENCE – For several months during the COVID-19 pandemic, the R.I. Convention Center had been utilized as a field hospital to help with patient...
STATE OFFICIALS are determining plans for the upcoming school year for both vaccinations and creating healthy environments in school in case vaccines for younger children are not available by the fall. AP FILE PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

State addressing vaccine challenges for children ahead of school year

PROVIDENCE – While children across Rhode Island are enjoying summer vacation after a very unique academic year, the state is working against the clock...

RIDOH: 80% of residents 55 and older have received first vaccine...

PROVIDENCE – More than 80% of Rhode Islanders age 55 and older have been vaccinated with at least a first dose against COVID-19, the...

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...

Central Providence coalition seeks COVID-19 vaccine priority

PROVIDENCE – A coalition of Central Providence health advocates have asked the state to provide the hard-hit neighborhoods of the city the same targeted...

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