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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 04-09-2020

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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32 THE VALLEY APRIL 9-15, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH SMITHFIELD BLACKSTONE WOONSOCKET EDITION ed 20 cases of COVID-19 among Woonsocket residents. Last Friday, April 3, Tim Brown, director of marketing and com- munications at Athena Health Care Systems, which owns Oakland Grove, said in an email the facil- ity is continuing to follow the guidance of the RIDOH and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We will continue to take all pos- sible steps to protect the health and safety of our residents and encourage all our family members to reach out to us with any ques- tions they may have," he said. "We appreciate the support our staff and residents have received since COVID-19 was introduced into our center and ask that our community continues to keep the Oakland Grove Health Care Center community in their thoughts and prayers." This is a developing story. For the most recent information, visit www.valley- breeze.com . OAKLAND GROVE From Page 5 New drive-through COVID-19 testing center at Twin River LINCOLN – Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Monday that Rhode Island has formed a partner- ship with CVS Health to make free, rapid COVID-19 tests available to all Rhode Islanders. Tests using the new Abbott ID NOW system will now be provided by appointment at a new drive-through testing site at Twin River casino in Lincoln. This testing site will be able to perform approximately 1,000 tests per day, doubling Rhode Island's current testing capacity. The site will be utilizing licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, CVS's retail medical clinic, to oversee the testing at no cost to patients. The Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test is the fastest available molecu- lar point-of-care test. The test can deliver positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in as little as 13 minutes, states a release. As Rhode Island has dramati- cally ramped up its testing capacity, Raimondo announced last week that tests are now available for all Rhode Islanders, rather than being reserved for health workers. With the Twin River testing location coming online, the state will be per- forming approximately 2,000 tests per day. Anyone looking to receive a test at this site can sign up at www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid- 19-testing . Located at: 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865 Phone 401-334-9555 Fax 401-334-9994 Web www.valleybreeze.com Outdoor Newspaper Box Locations NORTH PROVIDENCE BREEZE Edition BOX Sal Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., No. Prov. BOX Old Public Safety Complex, 1967 Mineral Spring Ave., No. Prov. PAWTUCKET Edition RED BOX 627 Armistice Blvd. RED BOX Yankee Spirits when open, 628 Washington St., S. Attleboro OBSERVER Edition BLUE BOX Greenville Post Office, 1 Austin Ave. BLUE BOX Harmony Post Office, 391 Putnam Pike, Chepachet BLUE BOX Scituate Post Office, 171 Danielson Pike, N. Scituate BLUE BOX Shady Acre's Restaurant, 164 Danielson Pike Rt. 6, Foster BLUE BOX Foster Post Office, 94 Foster Ctr. Rd. Rt. 94, Foster BLUE BOX Top of Industrial Park, Smithfield CUMBERLAND/LINCOLN Edition BLUE BOX Ice Cream Machine, 4288 Diamond Hill Rd., Cumb. BLUE BOX Kirkbrae Country Club BLUE BOX Twin River, 1600 Louisquisset Pike (500 ft. in the South Entrance Driveway) BLUE BOX Cumberland Farms, 3400 Mendon Road, Cumberland NORTH SMITHFIELD/BLACKSTONE/WOONSOCKET Edition BLUE BOX Goodwin's Farm, Greenville Rd. N. Smithfield BOX Forestdale Post Office, 134 School St., Forestdake BOX Slatersville Post Office, 42 Main St., Slatersville BLUE BOX Roast House, 3 Farm St., Blackstone BLUE BOX 533 Gaskill St./May St., Woonsocket BLUE BOX 353 Harris Avenue, Woonsocket BOX Millville Post Office, 31 Central St., Millville

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