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News Sources

Rhode Island Coronavirus Resources and Updates: Links to resources and up-to-date information for Rhode Islander's during the Covid-19 pandemic. Compiled by the office of Senator Jack Reed.


The New York Times: Sign up for a free account, you can access news and guidance regarding the coronavirus from The New York Times for free.

The Providence Journal (2017-current): Log in with your Westerly Library card number.

The Washington PostSubscribe to the Coronavirus Updates newsletter for free access to relevant stories from The Washington Post.

The Westerly Sun (2000-current): Log in with your Westerly Library card number.