Category: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Emergency Notifications

Rhode Island: Tropical Cyclone Warning – October 7, 2023

Rain and high winds are expected to occur as a result of Post Tropical Cyclone Philippe, beginning tonight, Saturday, October 7, 2023, continuing into tomorrow morning. Storm conditions may cause power outages and flooding.

**If you believe your access to care may become impacted by flooding, please contact your dialysis facility directly**

Flood Safety Tips and Resources:

  • National Weather Service: Website 
  • Disasters and Emergencies: Floods
  • American Red Cross: Resource 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Flood Safety Tips: English|Spanish
  • How to Safely Pump Out Your Basement: Resource

Rhode Island – Hurricane: September 15, 2023

A tropical Storm Watch is in effect on the coast or Rhode Island beginning Friday, September 15, 2023. Increasing north winds are expected Friday night with the peak of the wind after midnight into Saturday afternoon. The heaviest rainfall will also occur late Friday night into Saturday.

**If you have not reviewed a plan to receive care, please contact your dialysis provider**

Hurricane and Flood Safety Tips and Resources

Rhode Island – Air Quality Alert: June 7, 2023

Air quality alerts have been issued in Rhode Island on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Those with heart or lung conditions, older adults and children are being asked to take precautions to reduce exposure.
Additional information can be found through the National Weather Service at, (upper left of page to see your area forecast by zip code), The Weather Channel at, or AccuWeather at


  • AirNow – Monitor air quality and steps to protect your health.
  • CDC – Understand how to protect yourself from wildfire smoke and air pollution.