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State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. The Statement of Reasons for Finding of Imminent Peril. As of July 6, 2021, powers conferred upon the governor by law for disaster emergency response cannot exceed a period of one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of the emergency order or proclamation of a state of disaster emergency, unless and until the general assembly extends the one

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Healthcare Licensing : Department of Health

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. info_outline Click here for important information about customer service changes related to licensing, complaints, and licensing boards.

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Right Place, Right Care: Department of Health

Many health issues can be treated more quickly and effectively by a primary care provider or in an urgent care facility. When to Seek Emergency Medical Attention If you are going to an emergency department for COVID-19-like illness , notify the facility that you (or the person you are accompanying) is seeking care for COVID-19.

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Information for . . . : Department of Health

Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Email us Directions Phone: 401-222-5960 After Hours Phone: 401-276-8046 RI Relay 711 Phonebook

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Health Equity Measures

Healthcare Access Data. Access to medical and dental care helps a person to live a healthy life and prevents more costly medical conditions from developing. Yet gaps in access to affordable care can limit opportunities for health and well-being for some Rhode Islanders.

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Regulations: Department of Health

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has various methods of engaging with its regulated community regarding the content of regulations, including: Regulations Interested Parties List: RIDOH maintains a list of interested parties for regulations, which is used to distribute advance notices of proposed rulemaking/community review meetings

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Harm Reduction Centers: Department of Health

Harm Reduction Centers. On July 7, 2021, legislation was signed authorizing a two-year pilot program to prevent drug overdoses through the establishment of harm reduction centers (HRC), which are a community-based resource for health screening, disease prevention and recovery assistance where persons may safely consume pre-obtained substances.

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Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry: Department

The Department of Health and Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency have worked with E-911 to notify first responders when they are responding to a household that may have someone enrolled in the Registry. While enrolling in the special needs registry does not guarantee assistance, this notification allows first responders additional time to

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Nursing Licensing: Department of Health

Screen all patients and caregivers. Check a patient’s electronic health record (EHR) and ask the patient about previous naloxone use. Check Rhode Island’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) for clinical alerts and evidence of high-dose opioids (i.e., more than 50 oral Morphine Milligram Equivalents (MMEs) per day), long-acting opioid use, or opioid use for longer than 90 days.

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Infant Formula Manufacturers

Infant formula manufacturers that are currently (updated 10/20/16) registered with the FDA . and are marketing infant formulas in the U.S. 1. Abbott Laboratories

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Health Equity. Achieving the highest level of health for all people. Health equity calls for focused efforts to address avoidable inequalities by creating fair opportunities for optimal health, especially for groups who have experienced social, economic, and political disadvantage or historical injustices.

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Health & Wellness: Department of Health

Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Email us Directions Phone: 401-222-5960 After Hours Phone: 401-276-8046 RI Relay 711 Phonebook

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Healthcare: Department of Health

Healthcare What You Should Do. Get a primary care provider to help you stay on top of your shots, get a physical and stay well;; Be cautious with using medications to deal with pain; more Keep track of your medical records; more Learn how to best manage your chronic condition if you have one; more Check on the quality of home health agencies, hospitals, and nursing homes; more

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Healthcare-Acquired Infections: Department of Health

Healthcare-Acquired Infections . Healthcare-Acquired Infections (HAIs), sometimes called Healthcare-Associated Infections, are infections that you get while receiving treatment at a healthcare facility, like a hospital, or from a healthcare professional, like a doctor or nurse.Healthcare-Acquired Infections can get into your bloodstream, your lungs, your skin, your urinary tract or your

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List Lead Property Violations and

Owner: Sherry Lynn Gledhill & Gabriel Alicea. 204 Ward St. Woonsocket, RI 02895. Cited Property: 202 Ward St. Woonsocket 02895. Lead Safe Certificates (with …

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Community Engagement: Department of Health

Engage a diverse set of partners across many disciplines. These can include health, urban planning, transportation, and food. It is also important to engage residents and people who work in the community. The Convergence Partnership Healthy People Healthy Places webinar series includes information on about engaging the right partners.

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Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases - A to Z List. Chikungunya Virus Infection (Chikungunya) CDC. Clostridium Difficile Infection CDC. Coccidioidomycosis fungal infection (Valley fever) CDC. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease, transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (CJD) CDC. Encephalitis, Arboviral or parainfectious CDC.

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Data: Department of Health

The environment where we live, work, and play affects our health. The Rhode Island Environmental Public Health Tracking Network makes connections between health and the environment. Our data can be used to: Detect unusual trends in health and exposure to hazards ; Identify populations at risk ; Facilitate policy development

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Providence: Department of Health

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. AIDS Care Ocean State. 401-781-0665 AIDS Project RI (APRI) 401-831-5522 Blackstone Valley Community Action Program 401-723-4520. Capitol Hill Health Center 401-444-0550. Central Health Center 401-444-0580. Children's Friend 401-752-7827. Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic 401-347-9093. Community Care Alliance 401-235-7000

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Health Equity Measures

Key Findings, 2017. The prevalence of food insecurity in Rhode Island has been steadily decreasing over the past several years, from 15.3% in 2011 to 11.4% in 2017. Providence County has the highest estimated rate of food insecurity (12.6% in 2017). Bristol, Kent and Washinton counties have reeached the 2020 goal with each an estimated rate of

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Provider Details: Department of Health

Malpractice awards are divided into three categories, low, medium and high, based on the dollar amount of the award. When reviewing this information, it should be noted that physicians has been in practice since their license date issued. The recipient of this report should take …

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Disciplinary Actions

Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Email us Directions Phone: 401-222-5960 After Hours Phone: 401-276-8046 RI Relay 711 Phonebook. Office Hours. Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Vital Records 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Food Protection 8:30 AM - 4 PM Parking restrictions until 3 PM. Publications Center

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Healthcare Worker Vaccination Data: Department of Health

Hospital Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination Rates 2019-2020 flu season. Influenza (flu) is a serious health threat. It is important that all healthcare workers get vaccinated against the flu each year to prevent the spread of flu among staff and patients at healthcare facilities. It is especially important that healthcare workers who care for high-risk persons such as older adults, pregnant

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Community Health Assessment Group: Department of Health

Community Health Assessment Group. As part of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)'s work to receive accreditation, RIDOH formed the Community Needs Assessment Group to engage community partners in diverse fields and disciplines in conversations and develop recommendations for improving health outcomes at the local level.This collaboration led to the implementation of …

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Healthy Homes and Environment, Center for: Department of

To protect the health and safety of children, workers, and the general public by identifying and decreasing environmental hazards. What we do. Coordinate statewide efforts to reduce and eliminate environmental hazards. Develop and implement policies to enforce healthy housing, and safe work practices. Our Programs. Asbestos Control Program

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Outdoor Air Quality: Department of Health

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. Outdoor Air Quality. Outdoor air - the air outside buildings, from ground level to several miles above the Earth's surface - is a valuable resource for current and future generations because it provides essential gases to sustain life and it …

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Food Protection During Power Outages: Department of Health

Hot food. If the outage lasts 2 hours or less and the food temperature is less than 135°F, it may be sold if it is reheated to 165ºF and then held at 135ºF or above, or if it is rapidly cooled to 41ºF or below within 2 hours following the restoration of power. If the outage lasts more than 2 hours, food cannot be sold.

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About Breast Cancer: Department of Health

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. About Breast Cancer. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.

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WIC Order Center: Department of Health

Vendor Unit: [email protected]health.ri.gov. Michelle Freites 222-5939. Sherrie Blanchette 222-4630. Preet Kaur 222-4633. Stephanie Pontes 222-4637. Client Services: Denise Tamburro 222-4642. Emma Reynoso 222-4623 (Spanish)

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Find Licensees: Department of Health

To filter results, enter information and ‘click search icon’ or select from the dropdown lists. To display additional details on a licensee, click on the name. To search for data with a quote mark, use a precedent backslash (e.g., O\'Connor). This information is updated weekly. For …

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Publications: Department of Health

Department of Health Publications. Maps. Childhood Lead Exposure Incidence Changes from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013 (2014) Childhood Lead Exposure Incidence With High Areas (2014) Children Younger than 6 with First Time Elevated Blood Lead Levels (2014) Composite Map of Childhood Lead, Asthma, Income, Housing with Public Schools (2014) 2020. Central

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Topics: Department of Health

Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Email us Directions Phone: 401-222-5960 After Hours Phone: 401-276-8046 RI Relay 711 Phonebook

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Immunization Information for Schools

Immunization Information for Schools and Child Care Workers. Students and child care workers are required to be vaccinated against certain diseases in Rhode Island. These requirements are based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics, and healthcare providers in Rhode Island.. More information about these diseases is

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News: Department of Health

Health services such as STI testing, addiction treatment, housing supports, and basic services (i.e., showers, food, and clothing) would be available at such a center. This would also be a place where people could use pre-obtained substances while being peer or medically supervised. Sterile equipment and immediate overdose response resources

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Sexual Health Information for Providers: Department of Health

Sexual Health Information for Providers Reporting STDs and HIV/AIDS. For any patient with a sexually transmitted disease, submit a confidential report form within four days of diagnosis or as soon as treatment is prescribed.. Use the Adult HIV/AIDS Confidential Case Report Form to report HIV infection and AIDS disease.. Sexual Violence

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Publications: Department of Health

Health By Numbers. Diabetes Prevention and Control: Progress Towards Healthy People 2010 Goals (2009) The Rhode Island HEALTH Web Query System (2005) Presentations. Training. Public Health Surveillance and Outbreak Response (2017) Strategic Priorities …

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Disciplinary Actions: Department of Health

Department of Health 3 Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02908 Email us Directions Phone: 401-222-5960 After Hours Phone: 401-276-8046 RI Relay 711 Phonebook. Office Hours. Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Vital Records 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Food Protection 8:30 AM - 4 PM Parking restrictions until 3 PM. Publications Center

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Community Data: Department of Health

Community Characteristics Data. The characteristics of a community include things like local infrastructure, vulnerabilities, and available resources. Information about these indicators enables health professionals to take proper actions during emergencies, or to plan for disasters. The indicators in this category include: Flood vulnerability.

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About Asthma: Department of Health

About Asthma. Asthma makes it hard to breathe, and causes wheezing, coughing, and tightness in the chest. People with mild asthma have attacks that are a minor annoyance. For some people, especially children, asthma attacks can be much worse, even requiring hospitalization. Asthma cannot be cured, but it can be controlled.

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Jamestown: Department of Health

Community Health Services. These services funded by Rhode Island Department of Health in Jamestown. All services. Addiction and Overdose. Opioid Use Disorder Treatment. Prescriber Continuing Education Sessions. Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders. Know …

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Find Healthcare Providers: Department of Health

To filter results, enter information and 'click search icon' or select from the dropdown lists. To display additional details on a licensee, click on the name. To search for data with a quote mark, use a precedent backslash (e.g., O\'Connor). This information is updated weekly. For more timely licensing information, refer to our verification

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KIDSNET: Department of Health

Provide a secure database for critical information about children's health. Facilitate the collection and appropriate sharing of health data with for the provision of timely and appropriate preventive health services and follow-up. Protect the confidential data about children in the system.

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Community Health Network Programs: Department of Health

Statewide: Community Health Network at the RI Parent Information Network; Walk with Ease We can help . . . Reduce the pain of arthritis, while improving strength, balance, and overall health for walkers making physical activity a part of everyday life. How this works. Group sessions with a certified leader meet for 6 weeks, 3 times per week

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Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Department of Health

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. The Rhode Island Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) collects data for controlled substance prescriptions (Schedules II - V, or opioid antagonists) into a centralized database. These data can then be used by prescribers and pharmacists in the active treatment of their patients.

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Pharmacy Disciplinary Actions: Department of Health

State of Rhode Island: Department of Health. Pharmacy Disciplinary Actions. This list includes: Pharmacists, Pharmacy-Non-Residential, Pharmacy-Retail, Limited 'Pharmacists (Intern), Pharmacist Tech Trainee-In Training, Pharmacist Technician, Pharmacist Tech 1, and Pharmacist Tech 2.

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