RIHCA is advocating for our workers and residents during these unprecedented times. See recent news below.

May 4, 2021 RIHCA Press Release: Legislating the Impossible: House of Representative's Bill will Force Closure of Nursing Homes 

April 29. 2021 RIHCA Press Release: Rhode Island Health Care Association Vehemently Opposes Nursing Home Staffing Bill 


2020 Archived Press Releases and News Stories 

AUGUST 13, 2020: Nursing homes no longer epicenter of COVID-19 in Rhode Island

JULY 17, 2020 RIHCA Press Release

JULY 15, 2020 RIHCA Press Release

JULY 8, 2020: R.I. nursing homes warn of mass closures

JUNE 2020 RIHCA PRESS RELEASE: Response to Governor: RI Nursing Homes are Top in Quality, are in Line with Nation in the Fight Against COVID-19 and Serve a Critical Need

JUNE 17, 2020 RIHCA PRESS RELEASE: RI Must Fund Nursing Homes To Protect our Elderly and Workers, Not Pass Mandatory Hours

MAY 19, 2020: 42% of Rhode Island nursing homes have no COVID-19 cases

APRIL 27, 2020: The key word in nursing home is home

APRIL 23, 2020: A 94-year-old resident of a Coventry nursing home has beat the coronavirus

APRIL 10, 2020: RIHCA Says Strike Teams are Needed Now to Help with Staffing During this Crisis

APRIL 8, 2020: RIHCA Calls on State for $1,000 a week for EVERY Nursing Home Worker

APRIL 8, 2020: Give Nursing Homes 30 Minute CVS Test: the Safety of our Workers and Residents Depends on Information

APRIL 6, 2020: At a family run nursing home, an invisible enemy is killing residents