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May 12 2021

McCoy Stadium pinch-hits as a walk-up, drive-up vaccination site

On Wednesday, May 12th the City of Pawtucket, in partnership with the Rhode Island National Guard and Rhode Island Medical Reserve ...

May 12 2021

RI opens appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations ages 12 to 15

Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are announcing that parents and guardians can now register ...

May 11 2021

The push for a tax on sugary drinks in RI – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI - contributing writer on health Under the advocacy of the R.I Public Health Institute, the new ...

May 11 2021

FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year olds

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Adolescents in Another Important Action in Fight Against ...

May 9 2021

To: Mom – Love, Psychology – Alan B. Feinstein

by Alan B. Feinstein Photo: The Family of Man, Edward Steichen - Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Mexico, 1948 Editor's Note: Occasionally ...

May 8 2021

Today’s informational picket at Pawtucket nursing home “postponed”

On Saturday, May 8 at 3:00PM, frontline caregivers at the Pawtucket Falls Nursing Center at 70 Gill Ave, Pawtucket, who ...

May 7 2021

Your Coronavirus Update – Today, May 7, 2021

Photo: Sesame Street doing commercials to encourage vaccination RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Dr. McDonald of RIDOH says RI will reach ...

May 5 2021

Free heart health screenings at all CVS MinuteClinics in US, May 9-15

Offering free heart health screenings during National Women's Health Week at MinuteClinic locations nationwide to help make preventative care more ...

May 5 2021

May is Mental Health Month – a workshop for community leaders…

Bridging the Divide to Emotional Wellness: Building and Sustaining a Community-Based Support Program is a workshop/webinar for community health workers, ...

May 4 2021

Your Coronavirus Update – May 4, 2021

Photo: VP Kamala Harris and Sect of Commerce, Gina Raimondo will come to Rhode Island on Wednesday - specific plans ...