State Government Press Releases

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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.
09/08/2015
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...
09/04/2015
In the final stages of a months-long public health collaboration in response to the diagnosis of serogroup B meningitis in two students last February, third doses of Trumenba vaccine will be administered to members of the Providence College community on Saturday. The clinic will be held in...
09/03/2015
Providence -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with South Easton Pond in Middletown, St. Mary's Pond in Portsmouth, and Watson Reservoir in Little Compton due to detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in the...
08/19/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force met for the first time today to kick-start the development of a statewide strategy to prevent and treat drug addiction and reverse the rising tide of overdose deaths in Rhode Island. Task force co-...
08/18/2015
Providence -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Warwick Pond in Warwick due to a detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can harm humans and animals. ...
08/07/2015
Providence -- The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Sisson Pond and Lawton Valley Reservoir in Portsmouth due to a detected blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae causes toxins that can...
08/04/2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2015 Providence, RI. The Kraft Heinz Company is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the...