Category Archives: Health

RI stresses importance of flu shot

RI stresses importance of flu shot

Rhode Islanders are being encouraged to get the flu shot in addition to a COVID shot, and the state’s Lieutenant Governor Wednesday rolled up her sleeve to get the vaccination. MORE

Man gets 18 years for selling deadly dose of fentanyl

Man gets 18 years for selling deadly dose of fentanyl

A Massachusetts man who was the first person charged under a Rhode Island law that provides for stiff punishments for people who sell illicit drugs that result in death will spend 18 years in prison, prosecutors said Monday.MORE

Judge tosses challenge to health care worker vaccine mandate

Judge tosses challenge to health care worker vaccine mandate

A federal judge on Thursday denied a request by four people who had challenged the constitutionality of Rhode Island’s health care worker coronavirus vaccine mandate because it does not allow for religious exemptions and sought a temporary restraining order to block it.MORE

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