State Government Press Releases

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11/08/2018
A boil water advisory is in place for Mr. Z's Restaurant by the Lake at 2400 Putnam Pike Chepachet (Glocester) because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. Customers should boil vigorously, for at least one minute, all water used for consumption. Alternatively, customers can use...
11/01/2018
Rhode Island children had the highest flu vaccination coverage rate in the country during the 2017-2018 flu season, an increase of two percentage points from the previous season, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, Rhode Island also saw a...
10/05/2018
A boil water advisory is in place for the Prudence Island Water District because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. A list of streets that are affected is available at the link below. The entire water district is affected by the boil water advisory. Residents on private wells or on...
09/20/2018
More than 700 community members, legislators, municipal leaders, members of the business community, and representatives from fields including public health, healthcare, law enforcement, and education gathered today at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)'s third annual Health Equity...
09/17/2018
As part of work to ensure patient safety, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is now accepting applications for analytical laboratories in Rhode Island that want to be licensed to sample and test medical marijuana. Application instructions and the application form are available at www....
09/10/2018
All of the boil water advisories that had been in place since August 31st for customers of five water systems in Narragansett and South Kingstown have been lifted. The final advisory, on the Narragansett North End water system, was lifted today. Advisories on the Suez, Narragansett Point Judith,
09/08/2018
The boil water advisory that has been in place since August 31st for customers of the Suez Water, Narragansett Point Judith, South Kingstown South Shore, and South Kingstown Middlebridge water systems has been lifted. The boil water advisory is still in place for customers of the...
09/07/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) homepage, www.health.ri.gov, now includes water sample test results for the boil water advisory, which is still in place in parts of Narragansett and South Kingstown. This information will be updated regularly to allow residents and business owners...
09/06/2018
The five water systems serving parts of South Kingstown and Narraganset that are under a boil water advisory began resampling yesterday to determine whether the water from those systems is again safe to drink. Test results showing the absence of bacteria in the water are required every day for...
09/04/2018
The location where Narragansett and South Kingstown residents who are affected by the current boil water advisory can get bottles filled with clean water has been moved from the Kingston Fire Station on Bills Road to West Kingston Park, located at 3840 Kingstown Road, in West Kingston. Residents...