City Issues Call for Volunteers to Assist in COVID Vaccination
Healthcare Workers & Public Invited to Assist at Vaccine Sites
NEWPORT, R.I. (Monday, January 25, 2021) – As COVID-19 vaccination sites continue to roll out across the country, the City of Newport has issued a call for volunteers to help Newport get vaccinated.
The Newport Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking volunteers to work at a potential Medical Emergency Distribution System Point of Dispensing (MEDS POD) beginning as early as March.
Newport Recreation Hosting Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt
Hunt will run from February 1st-14th
NEWPORT, R.I. (Monday, January 25, 2021) – Newport residents are being invited to Take It Outside for a special Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt beginning Monday, February 1st, 2021.
Newport Recreation Staff will be hiding 16 hearts outside and around various City landmarks and parks. Each of the hearts will have a single letter on it and participants will be challenged to find all 16 clues to decipher a Valentine’s Day quote. The clues will remain in place until Sunday, Feb. 14th.
State to Open New Local Rapid Testing Site
New National Guard, RIDOH Testing Site to Open in Downtown
NEWPORT, R.I. (THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021) – Newport area residents will soon have another option to secure a rapid COVID-19 test.
The City of Newport has been informed that beginning Tuesday, January 26, the Rhode Island Department of Health and Rhode Island National Guard, will be opening a Binax Now Rapid test site at 21 Brown and Howard Wharf in downtown Newport.