# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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04/01/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Tropicale Foods is recalling 5,224 units of Helados Mexico Mini Cream Variety Packs with a best-by date of "MO Best By 10/11/2025." The mango bars in the variety pack have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. ...
03/14/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha will hold two public meetings on the proposed sale of Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Each meeting will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in room 110 of Alger Hall at Rhode...
03/06/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that a group of ground cinnamon products are being recalled because they contain elevated levels of lead. Prolonged exposure to these products may be unsafe. The products were sold under the brands names: La Fiesta, Marcum, MK,...
02/29/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting a confirmed case of the tick-borne Powassan virus disease (Powassan) detected in a Rhode Island resident. This resident is a male in his 70s who lives in Kent County. He began experiencing symptoms of Powassan in late January. He is...
02/28/2024
Today, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced two public hearings on the proposed sale of Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. The two public hearings will be held on March 19, 2024, and March 26, 2024,
02/07/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Rizo-Lopez Foods is recalling several dairy products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products include cheese, yogurt, and sour cream sold under the brand names...
02/07/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Board of the Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP) today recognized the 2020-2023 HPLRP award recipients for their service and commitment during one of the most challenging times in healthcare. The event, held at the Rhode Island...
01/29/2024
Today, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha have released the Initial Hospital Conversion application submitted to the State for the proposed sale of Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. The application was...
01/19/2024
In advance of the extreme cold expected tonight and this weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders about ways to stay healthy and safe. Extreme cold can cause hypothermia, frostbite, and can contribute to events like household fires and carbon...
01/05/2024
With levels of respiratory viruses like the flu and COVID-19 continuing to increase in Rhode Island and across the country, all Rhode Islanders are urged to take prevention measures to help keep themselves and their family members healthy. "As we have seen the last several years, holiday travel,