8 RI & 3 MA Health Centers awarded $1.01M

Posted August 16, 2017

PROVIDENCE – Eight health centers in Rhode Island were awarded a combined $1.01 million of Heath Quality Improvement FY 2017 Grant awards, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. The centers were recipients of eight separate awards for: Electronic Health Record... Read More »

Farmer’s market at Tower Street Community Center August 28th

Posted August 2, 2017

Farmer’s market at Tower Street Community Center August 28th A “pop-up” farmers market will be held on Monday, Aug. 28, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Tower Street Community Center in Westerly. The event is being sponsored by Wood River Health Services and Healey's Farm. WIC will be accepted.... Read More »

Stonington resident is new finance director

Posted July 21, 2017

HOPE VALLEY — Wood River Health Services has appointed Gina M. Fernandes, of Stonington, as director of finance. She will replace Eileen Gelzhiser, former director of finance and information technologies, who is transitioning to the new position of director of technology and... Read More »

90 minutes to save a life

Posted June 12, 2017

Free QPR suicide prevention training (QPR): 90 minutes. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Charlestown, June 15, 6:30 pm. Registration information below... Read More »

Surge in drug overdoses in R.I. - (from

Posted March 30, 2017

By Lynn Arditi Journal staff writer Posted Mar 29, 2017 at 6:43 PM Updated Mar 29, 2017 at 9:13 PM State health officials are reporting a surge of drug overdoses in Rhode Island. At least 15 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms for suspected opioid overdoses... Read More »