- Kristen Calcagni
Assistant Pandemic Influenza Coordinator
To ensure that Rhode Islanders are prepared to protect themselves and their families in the event of an influenza (flu) pandemic.
The Pandemic Influenza Program prepares the State of Rhode Island for response to an influenza pandemic through outreach with health system partners, state and local agencies, and the general public.
In response to an influenza pandemic, Healthcare Service Regions (HSRs) have been created by HEALTH and the state's ten acute-care hospitals to coordinate regional healthcare. (more)