RIDOH Public Newsletters

Are you interested in receiving any of RIDOH’s regularly published communications? Click on the Subscribe button to start receiving them. Each of these publications has its own unique distribution list, so you must subscribe to each publication separately.

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Climate Change and Health Newsletter

Published several times throughout the year; shares news, resources, events and opportunities related to climate change in Rhode Island.


Community Health Worker Partner Highlights Newsletter

Published monthly; Includes guidance, resources, trainings, events, and other opportunities for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and partners; Content is shared by and is created for grant-funded partners, CHWs, supervisors and employers of CHWs, advocates, and others who are interested in CHW workforce development or healthcare team integration.


Community Newsletter

Published on a monthly basis, and once during the summer; includes general information about public health topics and RIDOH programs. This newsletter was formerly the COVID-19 Partner Briefing.


Food Access Bulletin (Food for Thought) Newsletter

This monthly bulletin shares food access related information from State and community agencies.


Governor’s Overdose Task Force Newsletter

Published on a monthly basis; includes Task Force meeting presentations, work group updates, upcoming events, current campaigns, and local resources.


Health Equity Zone (HEZ) Update Newsletter

The Health Equity Zone Update is a monthly newsletter for community partners and interested Rhode Islanders. It features HEZ spotlight activities, resources, funding and advocacy opportunities, upcoming events, and news around health equity.


Rhode Island Environmental Public Health Tracking Newsletter

Published quarterly; provides updates and resources from the Environmental Public Health Tracking program, including new data tools.


School Nurse School Health Connections Newsletter

School Health Connections is released quarterly, throughout the PreK-12 school year. It features a variety of programmatic updates, mainly content from the Oral Health program. It also includes other relevant PreK-12 health information for school nurses like immunization updates.


Public Health Out Loud (RIDOH Podcast)

Public Health Out Loud is a podcast that delves into the broader public health concerns and issues facing Rhode Islanders. From discussions about safeguarding against future pandemics to actionable plans for families to help keep their loved ones safe from preventable diseases, Public Health Out Loud is a no-nonsense resource for listeners who want to stick to the facts. Host Dr. Philip Chan promises to deliver accurate, light-hearted, and informative public health updates that matter to you. This podcast is brought to you by the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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