• Hospitalizations Soar for Kids Too Young for COVID-19 Vaccines

    9 days ago - By Time

    Hospitalizations of U.S. children under 5 with COVID-19 soared in recent weeks to their highest level since the pandemic began, according to government data released Friday on the only age group not yet eligible for the vaccine.
    The worrisome trend in children too young to be vaccinated underscores the need for older kids and adults to get their shots to protect those around them, said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    Since mid-December, as the highly contagious omicron variant has spread furiously around the country, the hospitalization...
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  • COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Updates In Advance of Adverse Weather

    9 days ago - By RI

    In response to the adverse weather expected on Friday, operations will be adjusted at some COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites.
    Testing
    Rhode Island's outdoor testing sites usually operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The hours of operation at the following sites will be adjusted on January 7th...
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