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Leave the large fireworks displays to the professionals, and follow these tips to keep your holiday celebrations fun and safe.
Get tested and know your HIV status. Testing sites are located across the state. Find a testing site near you.
Physicians are advised to report selected cases and write orders to have an aliquot of CSF (as much as feasible) and serum (3ml) sent to the State Lab for suspect cases of aseptic/viral meningitis, en
On June 5, 1981, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of AIDS in the United States. Learn about the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS and how you can support curr
HEALTH is applying for CDC Community Transformation Grants. Input from community stakeholders is welcome. Submit feedback online until June 13.
Unveiled at the conference on May 18: 2011 Childhood Lead Poisoning: The Numbers. Read the data book and learn about HEALTH's ongoing efforts to end childhood lead poisoning in the state.
PE teachers: Join us for a training on June 4 and 5. Participants are eligible to receive a $500 stipend to buy equipment for your school. Deadline to register is May 17. To register or for informatio
Public or private agencies can get up to $57,000 to create policies reducing youth's access to tobacco products and increasing access to healthy foods. Deadline to apply is April 28, 2011, 11 a.m.
On March 29, 2011 the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project was recognized as one of 36 Bright Ideas recipients by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and In
March 23 is National Kick Butts Day. Check out this new website (the first of its kind in RI) designed to help smokers access local quit resources.