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    As February comes to a close here in Rhode Island, I want to make sure you've got the latest info on our COVID-19 response.   Make sure that you're signed up for … more
By DON FOWLER It has been a long year since we bunkered down due to COVID-19. The last few weeks have been the most frustrating as we 80-somethings tried to get on the vaccination list. I have spent hours upon hours every day this month trying to sign up more
I have exciting news to share about our vaccination campaign: all Rhode Islanders 75 and older can now register for an appointment at one of our two State-run vaccination … more
Rhode Island has already administered nearly 130,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, but there’s still a long way to go. This is a challenge unlike any other we have faced, and we’re … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE State officials on Feb. 4 announced the easing of a handful of pandemic-related business restrictions - although they cautioned that as new, more transmissible variants of the coronavirus loom, the moves may prove temporary. more
By JACOB MARROCCO Seemingly nothing can stop Thomas Pagliarini, a 92-year-old Johnston fixture who ran Central Nurseries for more than six decades after returning from the Korean War. Pagliarini enlisted just a couple months after the conflict began, more
A new rapid Covid-19 testing site opened for asymptomatic Rhode Islanders Wednesday at the Shops at Greenwood, Suite 15 and 17, near the Rhode Island Blood Center on Greenwich Avenue.  An … more
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to surge across the nation. According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Research Center, 20,949,471 Americans have contracted COVID-19 with 355,650 … more
By HERALD STAFF Allan Fung, who was due to swear in Ken Hopkins as his successor in the mayor's office during Monday night's largely virtual inaugural activities, tested positive for COVID-19 shortly before the ceremony. "e;2021 is no less full of more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Positive trends in the state's latest COVID-19 data show the three-week "e;pause"e; that ended Sunday was the "e;right call,"e; Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday during her final briefing of 2020. "e;We have turned the corner,"e; the governor said, more
This has been an exciting week as the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were distributed in Rhode Island. We have had a lot of people reach out to us with questions about the vaccine. Today, Dr. … more
By JOHN HOWELL Doctors have new medications to help those with COVID-19 from developing a life threatening case of the disease although neither is its application a simple procedure nor is there, at this time, sufficient quantities of the drugs for its more
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