State Government Press Releases

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04/05/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo provided an update today on Rhode Island's response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. While reiterating the importance of social distancing in big box retail stores, she asked that Rhode Islanders who see individuals or businesses failing to comply report...
04/04/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided an update today on the state's response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
04/03/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) announcements today.
04/03/2020
Opening of state campgrounds delayed until at least May 1st PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds Rhode Islanders that state parks, beaches and campgrounds are closed due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. "Restricting access to public places where any...
04/03/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) remind users of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Lincoln and Cumberland about possible closures of segments of the bike path during weekday hours this spring and into the early...
04/02/2020
With Rhode Island's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing capacity now expanded, all Rhode Islanders who have symptoms of COVID-19 are encouraged to call a healthcare provider to get scheduled for a test. It is critical that people who are experiencing symptoms also self-isolate and have as...
04/01/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today made several announcements today about the state's response to COVID-19. - RI Delivers: Today the state launched RI Delivers, Rhode Island's connection to help for those living in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. This service will ensure that Rhode...
03/31/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several announcements about the state's response to COVID-19. - State parks and beaches: As of this Friday, April 3rd, state beaches and parks in Rhode Island will...
03/31/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that within the next two weeks, RIDOT will be advertising a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Washington Bridge Rehabilitation design-build Project. RIDOT is scheduling for the work on the Washington Bridge to start this year...
03/31/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the temporary closure of Rhode Island state parks and beaches due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. To protect public safety, all state parks and beaches, along with their parking areas, will be closed beginning Friday,...