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BIMC hosts virtual fundraiser

The following message was shared by the Block Island Medical Center: Block Island Medical Center announces a Virtual Fundraiser with Silent Auction A first for Block Island! The Block Island Medical Center is hosting a virtual fundraiser and silent auction beginning July 26, with silent auction winners announced on Sunday, Aug. 2. The website, https://BIMC2020.givesmart.com, is …

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Sewage testing indicates an uptick of Covid-19 presence on the island

The following was submitted by Wasterwater Plant Supt. Dylan Chase: Chase added a caveat regarding these results: “I will warn again, the variation in viral shedding can be very different between each infected person, and depending on what stage of their illness they are in. Biobot stresses that the estimates are in ongoing Research & …

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Rescue Captain: This summer Block Island is ‘scary and dangerous’

UPDATE: First Warden Ken Lacoste has scheduled a meeting with the island’s first responders on Wednesday, July 29 to seek solutions on how to manage crowd control on Block Island. Another unquiet weekend for the Block Island Volunteer Rescue Squad. A man walking with this family on High Street near Ebbet’s Hollow was hit by …

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July 24: Medical Center reports one new Covid-19 positive individual

COVID-19 Update from the Medical Center and Testing FAQs for July 24, 2020 This week we have seen an uptick in symptomatic individuals and received confirmation of one positive case. The COVID-19 positive individual was asymptomatic and tested at a mainland facility incidentally; the Medical Center was subsequently notified. We are working closely with the RI …

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