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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ’s for Rhode Island residents
For immediate assistance with COVID-19 inquiries, please call the COVID-19 Information Line at 401-222-8022, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or email our new inbox at [email protected]. For all other inquiries, please call the Health Information Line at 401-222-5960, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. or email [email protected].
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019. The virus that causes COVID-19 can spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks. Learn more about COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
For the latest information on Rhode Island specific COVID-19 numbers, visit The Rhode Island COVID-19 Data Hub.
Children have similar symptoms to adults and generally have mild illness. This list does not include all possible symptoms.
If you or anyone you know is having the following symptoms of COVID-19, call 911 or get yourself or that person to the nearest hospital right away. Tell 911 or the hospital you or that person has COVID-19:
This list does not include all possible symptoms. Call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
Some people who have been infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, known as Post-COVID conditions (PCC) or Long COVID.