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Library Resource Guide for: RHODE ISLAND GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

Health

Main Online Site

Document Resources

Government Websites

Statistics



MAIN ONLINE SITE

Rhode Island Department of Health



DOCUMENT RESOURCES



POCKET MANUAL OF ELDER SERVICES

Access to Information

Paper Information



VITAL STATISTICS ANNUAL REPORT

Access to Information

Digital Information

Paper Information



LONG TERM CARE COORDINATING COUNCIL

Access to Information

Paper Information

Long Term Care Coordinating Council:



GENERAL LAWS

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PUBLIC LAWS

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BILLS

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REGULATIONS

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OTHER RESOURCES

Josiah (Brown University Library Catalog) has records of all R.I. documents that the Library receives from the State.

State Library Online Catalog probably has the most comprehensive records of all documents produced by the State of Rhode Island. You can interlibrary loan (ILL) them or take a short walk down to the State Capitol where the library is.

State Clearinghouse Checklists is a checklist of officially published R.I. government documents by year back to 1996.

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GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Department of Mental Health, Retardation & Hospital

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Rhode Island Agency & Municipality Web Sites has a huge A-Z list of Rhode Island agencies.

Rhode Island Department of Health

Rhode Island Disability Law Center gives legal advice to people with disabilities.

Rhode Island General Assembly

Committees dealing with health are:

  • House Committees for Health, Education and Welfare

  • Senate Committees for Health and Human Services

United States Department of Veteran's Affairs

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STATISTICS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Health Data Inventory lists databases maintained by the R.I. Health Department and whether they're publically accessible or not. (Link to .pdf file is under "Reports" in the upper right hand corner.)

National Healthcare Quality Report has over 100 variables on health.

Rhode Island Department of Health

  • Health Data and Statistics contains many data sets such as Adolescent Substance Abuse Survey, Medicine and Health Rhode Island, and Hospital Discharge Data.

Rhode Island Geographic Information System (RIGIS) contains health spatial and numeric data for GIS.

Search the Government Websites for data. Also, check the Federal Statistics page. Remember, the federal government collects data on states.

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