If taken inside forty eight hours of getting signs of the virus, antiviral drugs like oseltamivir and zanamivir could reduce some of the signs. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is urging everybody to practice good health habits to prevent the unfold of diseases, which includes getting vaccinated towards the flu in case you have not yet been vaccinated. In the final ten days Rhode Island has seen vital will increase in the amount of norovirus, flu, and other respiratory illnesses circulating throughout the state.
Ensuring the secure prescribing of opioids is a key effort inside the prevention strategy of the Strategic Plan of Governor Gina M. Raimondo’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. The Task Force is chaired by Dr. Alexander-Scott; Rebecca Boss, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals (BHDDH); and Tom Coderre, a Senior Advisor to Governor Raimondo. The … Read More