Category Archives: coronavirus

Rhode Island to close 2 mass vaccination sites this month

Rhode Island to close 2 mass vaccination sites this month

Rhode Island plans to close two of its mass vaccination sites by the end of June as the state shifts its focus to smaller community clinics in an effort to get coronavirus shots to the unvaccinated, Gov. Daniel McKee said Thursday. MORE

Layoffs at Rhode Island factory as demand for N95 masks ebbs

Layoffs at Rhode Island factory as demand for N95 masks ebbs

A Rhode Island factory once praised by former President Donald Trump for ramping up production of N95 face masks in the early days of the pandemic is laying off nearly 500 workers as the pandemic eases and demand for the face coverings wanes. MORE

Jha explains news mask-wearing guidelines

Jha explains news mask-wearing guidelines

Dr. Ashish Jha said although there will be some confusion and complexities regarding mask wearing now that many states have lifted mask requirements in most situations, life for most vaccinated people is returning to normal. MORE

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