Health

Algae Advisory — Roosevelt Lake RWP

The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Roosevelt Pond in Roger Williams Park in Providence . . . due to blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. More about blue-green algae at WPRI: People should avoid ingesting water or fish from these bodies

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Vax Clinic — Children’s Museum Wednesdays

The Providence Children’s Museum is hosting vaccination clinics on Wednesdays, including this Wednesday. Get vaccinated and then play for free. Several more dates have been added. Facebook event. New dates for PCM’s vaccination clinic have opened up! We will be hosting more vaccination clinics for children ages 5-11 and boosters for 12+. Appointments are from

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Rapid Testing In Prov

The Department of Health has announced the opening of rapid testing sites around the state for asymptomatic individuals, by appointment only, including the Rhode Island Convention Center ticket booth in downtown Providence. (For more sites go to the RIDOH Covid portal.) All state-run sites will be closed Saturday, December 25. In advance of holiday gatherings

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Shakes & Shots At The Independent Pharmacies

How about a lime rickey chaser with your vaccination. Maybe a Pfizer and phosphate pairing? The Green Line Apothecary on North Main Street is one of the independent pharmacies which will now be handling vaccinations, and a batch of new shots has just become available. From WPRI: Health officials and Gov. Dan McKee said approximately

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PCL Helping With Vaccination Registration

The Providence Community Library (PCL) is stepping up big time. Imagine navigating the vaccination registration system without a computer, or computer competency. If this describes someone you know, here is how and when they can call a library and get started: Residents who are eligible for shots but need extra assistance to navigate the online

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Vaccinate PVD

I’m a little confused by this graphic but that is not important because the site seems pretty useful. First of all, Vaccinate Providence has two ways for you to follow for updates: Twitter or you can join their Notification List. The City of Providence is currently booking available appointments for upcoming Providence COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

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