State Government Press Releases

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06/24/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Daily Harvest is recalling all French Lentil + Leek Crumbles due to consumer reports of gastrointestinal illness and potential liver function issues. From April 28 to June 17, 2022, approximately 28,000 units of the...
06/24/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Watchaug Beach in Charlestown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach...
06/24/2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the COVID-19 community levels for Rhode Island's counties. Case and hospitalization metrics for all Rhode Island counties are now designated as "low." All five Rhode Island counties previously had the "medium" designation. Each...
06/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today joined the Biden-Harris Administration and a coalition of East Coast Governors to launch a federal-state Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, which will assist in accelerating Rhode Island's thriving offshore wind industry providing clean,...
06/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding candidates seeking elected office in the State of Rhode Island that they must file a Declaration of Candidacy form during next week's Declaration of Candidacy filing period in order to appear on this year's ballot. Candidates may...
06/23/2022
Governor Dan McKee today announced the appointment of Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH as Interim Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). "Dr. Bandy has vast experience as a public health leader and infectious disease epidemiologist in Rhode Island. She has been at the center of our...
06/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee and RIHousing announced the award of $4.7 million in new funding to support the creation of affordable housing in six communities across the state. Funded via the state's allocation of federal Fiscal Recovery Funds, the Site Acquisition Program (SAP)...
06/23/2022
Motorists strongly encouraged to use I-95 to bypass The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the planned weekend closure for a section of Route 10 North where it meets Route 6 in Providence, scheduled to begin tomorrow night, Friday, June...
06/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that survey work of the state-owned Curran Lower Reservoir dam in Cranston is expected to begin this month. The dam, built in 1950, is deemed to be deemed a high-hazard structure that is in an unsafe...
06/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced the appointment of Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH as Interim Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). ? "Dr. Bandy has vast experience as a public health leader and infectious disease epidemiologist in Rhode Island. She has been at the...