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State Government Press Releases

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10/04/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing Rhode Island's first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2023. WNV is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The person who tested positive was a resident of Newport County in their 70s who developed symptoms of WNV...
10/04/2023
Governor Dan McKee joined leaders from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today to get his flu shot and encourage everyone 6 months of age and older to get their flu shots to stay as healthy as possible this fall and winter. "Getting a flu shot is your best protection against...
10/04/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut today announced New England's first offshore wind multi-state coordination memorandum of understanding (MOU), which creates a pathway for a potential coordinated selection of offshore wind as each state solicits offshore wind energy...
10/03/2023
Block Island, RI—The gallery at the Block Island Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), announced the opening of its fall exhibition featuring works by Monica Hurley, Providence. The exhibition runs through...
10/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today issued the following statement in observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recognized annually in October: "As we recognize Cybersecurity Awareness Month, I am acutely aware of the challenges facing our elections systems, and of the...
10/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee has directed U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings in memory of active-duty Marine Gunnery Sergeant Andrew Clermont of Warwick, who passed away on September 20, 2023. The flags will remain at half-staff...
10/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee joined leaders from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today to get his flu shot and encourage everyone 6 months of age and older to get their flu shots to stay as healthy as possible this fall and winter. "Getting a flu shot is your best...
09/29/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Tiogue Lake in Coventry, at Coomer Lake in Glocester, and at Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield. The advisories were...
09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today endorsed action by the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) to approve a spending plan allocating $2.6 million across state partners to support Rhode Island's implementation of the Act on Climate law. The EC4 is the panel statutorily...
09/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI –?This morning, Governor Dan McKee visited the Rhode Island Convention Center and Amica Mutual Pavilion to tour capital improvements that are reinvigorating the facilities that attract hundreds of thousands of patrons annually for sporting events, concerts, performances, and...