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The mission of the Rhode Island Department of Health is to prevent disease and protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.
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RI Dept. of Health 16h
Come Out, Speak Out - Join us tomorrow evening and share your ideas and experiences at this free event open to all!
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PAHO/WHO 21h
Antibiotic resistance occurs naturally, but misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is accelerating the process. Misuse of Antibiotics 💊💊 puts us all at risk ‼️ ➕INFO:
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: As children become preteens, make sure parents have the resources they need to know which vaccines their children need and when they need them. Share this new interactive guide to give them the information they need to know: .
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RI Foundation Nov 13
Our new Behavioral Health Fund is offering $1 million in grants to help nonprofits address the mental health needs of RI'ers before they are in crisis. Apply by Nov. 19.
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PreventOverdoseRI 19h
, Kasim Yarn, emphasizes that "It takes *all of us* to do the work to help our fellow Rhode Islanders who might be struggling with mental health & substance use disorders."
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RI Dept. of Health 21h
Full house at today's meeting of 's Overdose Prevention & Intervention Task Force.
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RI Dept. of Health 22h
Only 2 days left of school flu clinics. If you haven't gotten your this season, get it tonight at a clinic below. No cost, open to anyone (ages 3+), no appointment needed. Get vaccinated before the holidays.
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 13
I added a video to a playlist The Right Tool
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CDC STD Nov 13
UPDATED Spanish website is now live: . There are newly translated fact sheets, a new infographic section & more!
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CDC Nov 13
Join CDC & other countries for a Twitter Storm on Thurs. 11/15 @ 9–10 am ET. Use to spread the word about abx resistance & appropriate abx prescribing and use. See CDC’s partner toolkit for sample posts:
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 13
Last school flu clinics of the season are this week. No cost, no appointment needed, open to the public (ages 3+). Get vaccinated before the holidays. Tonight's clinics are below.
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 13
It's US Antibiotics Awareness Week! Did you know treat certain infections caused by bacteria, but they do not viruses like cold/flu? 😷 For more information, please visit . .
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
and family kick off the long weekend by getting their flu shots! An annual flu shot, recommended for everyone 6 months+, is the best way to fight flu.
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
Precautionary Boil Water Notice Issued for Chimera Inc. (Davis Mobile Home Park) in Glocester:
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
School flu clinics end next week. If you haven't gotten your this season, get one next week. Clinics below are open to anyone ages 3+. No cost. Everyone 6 months+ should get a flu shot each year.
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RI EOHHS Nov 9
“There is information. There is compassion. There is help.” -Jim Ryczek. Thanks, Horizon Healthcare Partners, for partnering with the State to open the first triage and call center for mental health + substance use,
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
From : "The summer may be over, but it's actually peak season for adult stage deer ticks. University of Rhode Island tick expert Dr. Thomas Mather said he collected around 130 ticks in one hour in South Kingstown on Wednesday afternoon."
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PreventOverdoseRI Nov 9
For people experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, can help. Starting 11/14, BH Link Triage + Call Center will offer free, confidential care + support at 401-414-LINK (5465). Visit for more info.
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
Did you know? vaccination not only can prevent flu illness, but has been shown in recent years to reduce the risk of flu-associated hospitalizations in adults by about 40%. More info:
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RI Dept. of Health Nov 9
New resources for outpatient settings. Download today to improve practices and keep patients and staff safe.
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