Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data

  • Purpose: To understand spatial trends in data related to public health.
  • Key Information: Locations of health facilities, individuals licensed by the department, private well testing, and water quality data.
  • Collection Period: Varies and is based on individual data layers

Rhode Island Numbers

  • Over 11,000 registered users in the Rhode Island Special Needs Emergency Registry
  • 128 licensed salt and fresh water beaches monitored for water quality
  • 346,000 geo-located licensed health facilities and individuals

Data Source: Rhode Island Department of Health ArcGIS Server