State Government Press Releases

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10/29/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) announce today the lifting of public health advisories on Blackamore Pond in Cranston, Warwick Pond in Warwick, and Melville Pond in Portsmouth. Contact with and recreational...
10/24/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) advises consumers that Whole Foods Market of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is voluntarily recalling bulk and packaged Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli Pasta Salad sold in stores in ME, NH, MA, RI, CT, NY and NJ because it has the potential to be...
10/23/2015
On Monday evening, continuing its efforts to build healthier communities and help Rhode Islanders who are struggling now, Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force invites the public to attend a community forum and contribute ideas and feedback for addressing...
10/23/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) advises consumers that Hank's Protein Plus Peanut Butter is voluntarily recalling all products out of an abundance of caution. Hank's Protein Plus Peanut Butter is located in Pawtucket. All products are being recalled because the company was...
10/16/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) advises consumers that Skipanon Brand Seafoods LLC and Garibaldi Cannery LLC are voluntarily recalling canned seafood products. Skipannon Brand Seafoods is recalling all lots and all sizes of all canned seafood products. Garibaldi Cannery is recalling...
10/14/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) advises consumers that Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged salad. The product being recalled is Dole Spinach coded A27409B & A27409A, with an Enjoy By date of October 15 and UPC 7143000976 due to a...
10/08/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) has launched a statewide effort to provide flu vaccine in Rhode Island schools and communities. Students at every school in Rhode Island can receive flu vaccine free of charge at a vaccination clinic organized for their school, many of which are also...
09/25/2015
As part of statewide efforts to build stronger, healthier communities, members of the public are invited to contribute their ideas to address Rhode Island's addiction and overdose crisis at a community meeting on September 28, hosted by the Governor's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force.
09/17/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) advises consumers to not eat a variety of different cheeses distributed by Karoun Dairies, Inc. due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is voluntary. To date, no product has tested positive for Listeria. Four of...
09/08/2015
In an initiative aligned with statewide efforts to strengthen Rhode Island's healthcare system and ensure access to affordable, high-quality health services for all Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RI DOH) invites community members to participate in a new online survey about...