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White House launches first federally supported 'test to treat' COVID-19 site in R.I.

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The first federally-supported COVID-19 "test to treat" site has been launched in Rhode Island. The site, located at a healthcare facility in Providence, immediately treats people who test positive with medical evaluations and oral antivirals. The White House said in its announcement on Thursday that it will also deploy personnel to several state-run sites in Minnesota.
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Biden launches first federal test-to-treat site for COVID-19

The Biden administration said Thursday it is launching the first federally run test-to-treat site in Rhode Island as it puts its stamp on efforts to disperse a promising antiviral drug against COVID-19.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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White House launches first federally supported 'test to treat' COVID-19 site in R.I.

The White House said Thursday that the first federally-supported COVID-19 "test to treat" site has been launched in Rhode Island, and officials hope more in the coming months will help control infections.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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RI launches nation’s first COVID test-to-treat site

The new site comes as the White House announced more steps Thursday to make the antiviral treatment Paxlovid more accessible across the United States.

1 month ago·East Providence, United States
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One-on-one with Dr. Jha on first COVID test-to-treat site in nation opening in Rhode Island | ABC6

McKee and Jha hold briefing on new test-to-treat site, Thursday, May 26, 2022. (WLNE)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The nation’s first federally funded coronavirus test-to-treat site has opened up- and it’s right here in Rhode Island. It’s a “one stop shop” for eligible Rhode Islanders to get tested for COVID, and then get an antiviral oral medication, called Paxlovid, to be...

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First Federally Supported COVID-19 Test-to-Treat Site to Open in Rhode Island

The first federally-supported COVID-19 Test-to-Treat site will open in Rhode Island, officials announced Thursday, offering the public immediate access to testing and oral treatment options from a medical provider. Governor Dan McKee was joined by White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator and senior Counselor to the President Dr. Ashish Jha on Thursday morning to announce the clinic, which will open in…

1 month ago·Newton, United States
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Rhode Island to launch first COVID-19 test-to-treat site

Rhode Island will launch the nation’s first federal COVID-19 test-to-treat site. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator and Senior Counselor to the President, Dr. Ashish Jha on Thursday morning to announce the launch. The White House says the test-to-treat site will be in Providence and allows individuals who test positive for COVID-19 to be immediately assessed by a medical provider and get oral antiviral…

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