State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that approximately 6,500 pounds of Great Value pork sausage patty products and turkey sausage patty products are being recalled because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. Great Value products are sold at Walmart stores. ...
10/09/2019
The 1195 Putnam Pike LLC in Chepachet has issued a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. The two businesses located in the building served by this water system are Aegean Pizza and The Computer Store, and the two businesses serve approximately...
10/04/2019
In response to Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Executive Order last week on the public health epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) promulgated today, October 4, 2019, emergency health regulations banning the sale of flavored electronic nicotine-delivery...
10/04/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that E. A Sween Company is recalling multiple products because of a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenesis an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children,
10/03/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting that two Rhode Island cases are now included in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or "vaping." Both...
10/03/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) launched Rhode Island's annual flu immunization campaign today in collaboration with community partners, including East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) and members of the East Providence Health Equity Zone (HEZ) community collaborative. Dr. Ailis...
10/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Whole Foods Market stores in the northeast are recalling Dorset cheese because of a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenesis an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal...
09/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Roland Foods is recalling its red and black lumpfish caviar products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are...
09/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are announcing that two additional Rhode Islanders have been diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year. Rhode Island's total case count for human EEE cases for 2019 is...
09/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising the public to not consume any products manufactured by Dupras Baking Co. of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Dupras makes rolls and bread products and sells them under the brand name Carancis. This advisory is being issued due to potential...