Webinar on March 5: Reimagined in America: Advancing Food Justice

March 5, 1:30PM EDT Register for the Webinar Deep-rooted structural racism, and more recently the COVID-19 pandemic, have exacerbated inequities within our food system. Millions of people—mostly Black and Latino families—have gone hungry in the past year while high obesity rates put many at risk for severe COVID-19 complications. Grocery store clerks, meat packing plant […]

You’re Invited to a Webinar on March 18: Trauma-Informed Care

March 18, 1-2PM EDT Register for the Webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The New England Rural Health Association, the New York State Association for Rural Health, and the Foundation for Community Health invite you to a webinar on “The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health and Wellbeing and the […]

Webinar on Feb 24: Changing the Narrative: What is Reframing Aging and Why it Matters

Wednesday, February 24, 11AM-12:30PM EDT Register for the Reframing Training The Maine Council on Aging (MCOA) invites you to join a conversation to learn about reframing aging and how it’s important to support healthy aging. This learning opportunity will offer guidance and tools that will help us talk about aging and demographic change in ways […]

26th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference

April 13, 2021 | $75 Registration Fee You are invited to the virtual 26th Annual Massachusetts Adult Immunization Conference on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The 2021 theme is Immunizations: Adapting During Challenging Times. This conference is organized by the Massachusetts Adult Immunization Coalition (MAIC), and is one of the largest adult immunization activities in the […]

Nursing CE Credits: Identification and Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults

Last Chance! Register before the nursing CE credit expires January 11, 2021.  The Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center hosted Anita Jacobson, Pharm.D., Clinical Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island, for a presentation titled “Identification and Management of Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults.” This session focused on updating knowledge and strategies to identify and manage opioid […]

You’re Invited! Two HRSA Partnered Events

You’re invited to two HRSA partnered events. For more information about the series, contact Veronica Roa at vroa@hrsa.gov. For more resources and tools about telehealth, visit: https://www.hrsa.gov/rural-health/telehealth/index.html. Health Center Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic & The Rural Healthcare Surge Readiness Web Portal Webinar on January 21, 2021, 1:00pm   The Health Resources and Services Administration uses information […]

Project ECHO®: Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions

Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) and Healthcentric Advisors hosted “Caring for Older Adults- COVID-19 Vaccination Discussions” Project ECHO® is a free, practical, case-based tele-education series. Curriculum Discussed updates on the challenges and successes related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Rhode Island. These two sessions are relevant for clinicians who practice in a variety of […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Webinars & Other Learning Opportunities

Webinar: Vaccine Confidence December 18, 11:30am-4PM EDT Register here for this event Join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a discussion of promising strategies from the behavioral and social sciences to help promote the uptake of vaccines to prevent COVID-19. To inform a forthcoming rapid expert consultation on building public confidence in SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) […]

Have you had close contact with someone infected with COVID-19?

The Rhode Island Department of Health developed the COVID-19 Close Contact Quarantine Calculator to help you determine how long to remain in quarantine after exposure. What dose close contact mean? A close contact is someone who has been within 6 feet of someone with COVID-19 for a combined total of 15 minutes or more in […]

CDC Webinar on Dec 14: What Every Clinician Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

December 14, 1-2PM EDT Monitoring vaccine safety is a vital part of the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As COVID-19 vaccines become available, the public’s knowledge and confidence in their safety, both initially and during extended use, is an important part of a successful national vaccination effort. CDC remains committed to ensuring that public health officials, […]