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Housing Now Designed to Help Landlords and Renters: A summary of the governor’s June 12 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and DOA Director Brett Smiley gave the press briefing today at 1pm at The Vets Auditorium.  First today’s COVID data: DOH reports 84 new cases. There are 141 currently in the hospital with the virus. Of those, 28 people are in the intensive care unit, and 17 […]

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RI COVID-19 Exposure: Surprisingly low, but highly disproportionate by race

Only 2.2% of Rhode Island residents have antibodies in their blood, known as “sero-prevalence,” against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, Brown University Professor Philip Chan, MD, the consultant medical director for the Division of Preparedness, Response, Infectious Disease, and EMS at the RI Department of Health (RIDoH), announced this morning on a press conference […]

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In-Person Education to Resume: A summary of the governor’s June 10 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, and Rhode Island commissioner of education Angelica Infante-Green gave the COVID-19 press briefing today at 1pm from The Vets Auditorium. DOH reports 66 new cases of the coronavirus today. Dr. Alexander-Scott noted the past few days they had been reporting fewer than 100 cases each day. There […]

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RI Leads the Nation in COVID-19 Testing: Summary of the governor’s June 8 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo and DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander Scott gave the COVID-19 press briefing today at 1pm. The governor today said Rhode Island’s COVID data was still trending in the right direction. DOH reports 51 new cases since yesterday. The Ocean State has the highest rate of testing per capita in the nation, with […]

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Governor Urges Residents to Exercise Their Rights while Exercising Caution Regarding the Coronavirus: Summary of the governor’s June 5 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and DoA director Brett Smiley gave the COVID press briefing today at 1pm. DOH reports 113 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday. There are 182 people hospitalized statewide with the novel disease; 37 of those people are in the ICU and 23 people are on ventilators. The […]

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Raimondo Committed to Making Healthcare More Affordable: Summary of the governor’s June 4 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, Dr. James McDonald from RIDOH and DoA director Brett Smiley gave the COVID-19 press briefing today at 1pm. The data for Rhode Island is as follows: 100 new cases of COVID, and 185 people are hospitalized, 42 are in the ICU, and 29 people are on ventilators. DOH reported 14 new deaths […]

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Take Action: The Womxn Project is #sustainingcommunity

Conversation without action won’t drive change, so The Womxn Project — a local organization always pushing for justice — is taking action and calling on community members to do the same. Last weekend, in partnership with the RI Democratic Women’s Caucus, The Womxn Project projected a series of statements on the State House calling on […]

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Rhode Island Is Facing a Huge Budget Shortfall: Summary of the governor’s June 3 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, and DOA Director Brett Smiley held the COVID-19 press briefing today at 2:30pm from The Vets in Providence.  Today’s COVID data is as follows: there are 107 new cases. As the governor noted, the positivity rate statewide is under 5% as it has been the past few […]

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