State Government Press Releases

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The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisory issued after Hurricane Sandy to a Charlestown-based water system. Carousel Marketplace has corrected the problem and the water from this water system is safe to use and consume. A total of 19 water...
A recent survey conducted by the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and a handful of community partner organizations shows an increased demand for smoke-free outdoor areas throughout Rhode Island. More than 900 Rhode Island residents were asked to rate how supportive they would be if...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) will exercise its public health preparedness plans with several cities and towns by opening public vaccination clinics. Vaccinations against pertussis (whooping cough), seasonal influenza, and pneumonia will be offered at cities and towns throughout...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisory issued last week to an Exeter-based water system. Wolf Rock Country Kitchen, 806 South County Trail, has corrected the problem and the water from this water system is safe to use and consume. A total of...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisories issued last week to two Charlestown-based water systems. Michael's Shell Station on Post Road and Lakeview LLC dba Charlestown Early Learning Center on Old Post Road have corrected the problems and the...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisories issued last week to the following three water systems: * Castle Rock Condominiums, Charlestown; * Indian Cedar Mobile Home Park, Charlestown; * Abby Lane Community Association, Inc., Foster. ...
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has identified the state's third case of illness linked to the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. The patient, a male in his fifties from Warwick, received a spinal epidural injection at Ocean State Pain Management on September 22,...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisories issued last week to the following four water systems: * The Corner Deli and Charlestown Commons, both in Charlestown; * South County Business Park in Exeter; * Dunkin' Donuts, 418 Kingston Road...
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has lifted the cautionary boil water advisories issued earlier this week to the following water systems: Cumberland Farms #1262, Charlestown Cumberland Farms #1274, North Smithfield Shady Acres Nursing Home, Exeter Chimera, Chepachet ...
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that contact with and recreational activities on ponds affected by the public health advisories issued in response to cyanobacteria blooms may now be resumed. In all, 19...