• Rhode Island January 23, 2022 1:04 am

    2nd Top Rhode Island Health Official Announces Resignation

    Just days after the director of Rhode Island’s Department of Health announced her resignation, the agency’s deputy director announced that he, too, is leaving. Tom McCarthy in a resignation letter dated Tuesday wrote that working at the department has been a “career highlight.” “I joined state government at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic because I was looking for...

  • Gov. Gina Raimondo December 12, 2020 8:19 pm

    RI Health Director Tests Positive for COVID-19, Gov. Raimondo to Quarantine

    The director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the governor’s office. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, who tested negative for the virus on Saturday, will begin a self-quarantine to comply with state guidelines, Raimondo’s Director of Communications Josh Block said in a statement. Members of Raimondo’s leadership...

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