Doctors and nurses — and also support staff, have been given until Sept. 27 to get at least their first vaccine shot.
Cleveland police officers shot a man early Friday after a series of events that included him hitting an ambulance with a hatchet and lunging at an officer, police said.
People who live in institutional settings that increase their risk of exposure, such as prisons or homeless shelters, as well as health care workers, are included.
The death toll has risen from seven to 15 among nursing home residents evacuated before Hurricane Ida to a warehouse.
The Rhode Island State Association of Firefighters is challenging a Department of Health mandate that health-care workers including EMTs receive their COVID vaccination by Oct. 1 or risk losing their jobs, arguing that it's violating their collective-bargaining rights and the state Constitution.
Reno County EMS will receive a nearly $200,000 federal grant to help recruit new emergency responders for the county's rural areas.
Experts say there's no strong evidence that it makes children and teens sicker than earlier versions of the virus.
Patrick Ford, 31, of Clementon, was arrested Tuesday and charged with theft and two counts of criminal mischief.