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The governor asked teachers to remain available to school administrators

Raimondo asked teachers to remain available to school administrators as schools work towards implementing distance learning if the situation calls for it. Teachers, superintendents and principals will spend April vacations preparing distance learning plans in case the closure lasts ;
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Raimondo: Cerrar los centros de cuidado infantil: las próximas 2 semanas son “críticas” para combatir el coronavirus

Equipo de Noticias GoLocalProv y Reynaldo Almonte para Radio Pública Latina La gobernadora de Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, anunció el domingo una "pausa de bienvenida" de ningún nuevo caso de coronavirus en las últimas 24 horas, pero advirtió que continuarán siendo necesarias medidas estrictas para limitar la propagación en el estado. "Ahora estamos evaluando a 100 personas por día", dijo Raimondo con funcionarios de salud y seguridad pública de la Agencia de Manejo de Emergencias de Rhode Island. " nuevos casos de la noche a la mañana: seguimos con 20 casos positivos y más de 2000 personas en cuarentena", dijo.…
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Raimondo: Close Childcare Centers—Next 2 Weeks “Critical” to Combat Coronavirus

GoLocalProv News Team and Reynaldo Almonte for Latino Public Radio Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced Sunday a “welcome pause” of no new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours — but warned that strict measures will continue to be needed to limit the spread in the ; “We are now up to testing 100 people a day," said Raimondo with health and public safety officials at the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency. " no new cases overnight — we remain at 20 positive cases, and over 2000 people in self-quarantine," she ; Raimondo clarified the self-quarantine number to be…
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Comidas gratis para llevar disponibles para los estudiantes de Providence

A partir del martes 17 de marzo, habrá ocho sitios en la ciudad donde los niños de las Escuelas Públicas de Providence pueden acceder a almuerzos "Grab & Go" para ese día y desayuno para el día siguiente. Las ubicaciones estarán abiertas de 11:00 a 2:00 de lunes a viernes durante la duración del descanso, y continuarán si el Estado decide mantener las escuelas cerradas por un período más largo para detener la propagación de COVID-19. Estos sitios continuarán sirviendo a las familias del distrito hasta que las escuelas públicas de Providence vuelvan a abrir. Estos sitios han sido elegidos…
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Raimondo anunció que HealthSource RI está abriendo un período de inscripción especial para el tres por ciento de los habitantes de Rhode Island que no tienen seguro en este momento.

El período de inscripción permanecerá abierto hasta el 15 de abril. La gobernadora continuó recordando al público que practicara el distanciamiento social, lo que significa evitar grandes reuniones. "Las próximas dos semanas son absolutamente críticas ya que tratamos de adelantarnos a este virus". Nuevos pedidos que involucran aseguradoras de salud públicas y privadas. Raimondo y La comisionada de salud de Rhode Island, Marie Ganim,  emitieron las siguientes instrucciones para las aseguradoras de salud: • Actualizar las políticas de telemedicina para incluir servicios solo telefónicos para proveedores de atención primaria y salud del comportamiento. • Asegúrese de que las pruebas y…
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Free “Grab and Go” meals available next week for Providence students

Beginning Tuesday of school vacation week, Providence Public School District is collaborating with Sodexo to provide students free “grab and go” meals at eight school sites. These sites will continue to serve district families until Providence public schools reopen. These sites have been chosen geographically to be easily accessible to families throughout the city and include: ·         Asa Messer Elementary School, 1655 Westminster St. ·         Gilbert Stuart Middle School, 188 Princeton St. ·         Providence Career and Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St. ·         Mt. Pleasant High School, 434 Mt. Pleasant Ave. ·         Alvarez High School, 375 Adelaide Ave. ·         E-Cubed Academy, 812 Branch…
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Trump Declares National Emergency Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

WHITE HOUSE - President Donald Trump said he is declaring a national emergency, invoking the Stafford Act to allow more federal aid to stream to states and cities to combat the coronavirus ;"We will overcome the threat of the virus,” the president said Friday afternoon at a nationally-televised news conference from the White House Rose Garden. Trump, who has declared five previous national emergencies, had come under increasing pressure, especially from opposition Democrats, in recent days to take such action as governors and mayors across the United States declared states of emergency, ordering the cancellation of public gatherings and closure…
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Cranston West Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus

GoLocalProv News Team A Cranston West High School student has tested positive for coronavirus, the school announced on ; No additional details about the student were ; This announcement comes just after Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced nine new cases in Rhode ; There are now 14 cases of coronavirus in the ; Cranston West students, parents and faculty were sent the following letter.  Dear Students, Parents, Faculty & Staff of CHSW: Within the past hour, Cranston Public Schools was notified of a positive test result of the novel coronavirus(COVID-19) for a student at Cranston High School ; The…
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Se anuncian amplias medidas para prevenir la transmisión de COVID-19 en Rhode Island

Las medidas se refieren a escuelas, hogares de ancianos y viajeros internacionales. Mientras Rhode Island continúa respondiendo a la enfermedad por coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), la gobernadora Gina M. Raimondo anunció hoy un conjunto de medidas amplias destinadas a limitar o prevenir la propagación de COVID-19 en Rhode Island. Estas medidas se refieren a escuelas, hogares de ancianos y cualquier persona que haya viajado internacionalmente en los últimos 14 días. El anuncio de estas medidas se produce cuando Rhode Island anuncia nueve casos adicionales de COVID-19. Estas personas incluyen cuatro hombres y cinco mujeres. Hay tres casos pediátricos y seis casos…
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Broad Measures Announced to Prevent COVID-19 Transmission in Rhode Island

Measures pertain to schools, nursing homes, and international travelers As Rhode Island continues to respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a set of broad measures today intended to limit or prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Rhode Island. These measures pertain to schools, nursing homes, and anyone who has traveled internationally in the last 14 days. The announcement of these measures is coming as Rhode Island is announcing an additional nine cases of ;These people include four males and five females. There are three pediatric cases and six adult cases. While the Rhode Island Department…
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