Health

  • Photo of RIDOH, DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Upper Melville Pond

    RIDOH, DEM Recommend Avoiding Contact with Upper Melville Pond

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to…

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  • Photo of RIDOH Recommends Closing Peabody’s Beach for Swimming

    RIDOH Recommends Closing Peabody’s Beach for Swimming

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Peabody's Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels.

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  • Thomson International Inc. Recalls of Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Thomson International Inc. is recalling red, yellow, white, and…

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  • RIDOH Urges Precautions to Prevent Heat-related Illness

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to protect themselves against the elevated heat indexes…

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  • RIDOH Licenses State’s First Marijuana Sampling and Testing Laboratory

    As a part of the on-going process in Rhode Island to improve medical marijuana product safety and transparency, the Rhode…

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  • Photo of Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Stafford Pond in Tiverton

    Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Stafford Pond in Tiverton

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising the public…

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  • Photo of RIDOH Recommends Closing Easton’s Beach and Third Beach for Swimming

    RIDOH Recommends Closing Easton’s Beach and Third Beach for Swimming

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Easton’s Beach in Newport and Third Beach in Middletown for swimming…

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  • Rep. Cortvriend Provides Access to Newport Residents for Behavioral Health Services

    State Rep. Terri Cortvriend (D-District 72, Portsmouth and Middletown) recently presented Newport Mental Health with a $5,000 state legislative grant…

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  • Photo of Sponsors Call For Passage of RI Law Protecting Birth Control Coverage

    Sponsors Call For Passage of RI Law Protecting Birth Control Coverage

    The sponsors of legislation to protect access to birth control in Rhode Island railed against Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision allowing…

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  • Photo of FDA Issues Warning About Hand Sanitizer Products

    FDA Issues Warning About Hand Sanitizer Products

    The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers not to use hand sanitizers manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV because…

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