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Spring  2020    
Tribute to health care workers

‘WONDERFUL TRIBUTE’ – Area Police, Fire Departments Honor Newport Hospital Workers

Some hospital staff members started to slowly trickle outside Monday afternoon as the distant wailing of sirens grew louder and didn’t let up.

But it wasn’t tragedy or a crisis that conjured the rescue wagons, fire engines and police cruisers. Members of the Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Jamestown, Bristol, Tiverton and Little Compton police and fire departments, along with Rhode Island State Police, came to show their support and appreciation for Newport Hospital staff.

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Friends of Newport Hospital

Friends of Newport Hospital –
From the Community, For the Community

Friends of Newport Hospital raises funds for special projects designated by and specifically for Newport Hospital Foundation. Newport Hospital is an integral and coordinated part of Lifespan’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In March, in recognition of the impending crisis, Newport Hospital established an Emergency Preparedness Fund, “Our Healthcare Heroes” which supports the needs of Newport Hospital in this time of urgent need.

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Newport Hospital's A SALUTE TO HEALTH

Newport Hospital’s A Salute to Health Cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to Newport Hospital, our community, and all those we serve. During this public health crisis, decisions that respect social distancing guidelines will help save lives. Unfortunately, we cannot predict the surge or length of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, it is with the community’s safety in mind, that we made the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s signature event, A Salute to Health, originally scheduled for July 8, 2020 at New York Yacht Club Harbour Court.

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Newport Connection publication

Cancer, Spine Centers Help Patients Get Back to Living Life

When pain threatened to hinder the active lifestyle of 90-year-old Josy Wright, and when former mayor David Gordon was diagnosed with lung cancer, the two longtime island residents each turned to the compassionate expertise of Newport Hospital.

Read about their stories in this issue of Newport Hospital Connection


Doctor on Call Enrollment Open for Summer 2020

Newport Hospital’s Doctor on Call program (DOC) is an innovative on-call physician service, designed to provide you and your family with convenient, high quality health care during the summer months. The unique program offers exclusive 24/7 access to a board-certified family practice physician, providing personal, on-demand patient care, including house calls and phone consults.

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Taking care of neighbors while social distancing

A Lifespan Blog: Supporting Your Elderly Neighbors, Friends and Family While Social Distancing

As human beings, we need to have a purpose, to understand what helps us get out of bed in the morning. When we are younger and middle aged, that drive may come from work or interactions with our children who are still at home. As we age, we retire, and our children move on and leave the nest. Oftentimes, we are at home – either alone or with our spouses or partners.

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Lifespan Urgent Care

How The CARES Act Impacts Charitable Giving

This recently passed law includes several provisions to encourage charitable giving including: A new deduction for donors who do not itemize when filing their tax returns.

Learn more about this and other giving opportunities

Newport Hospital Exterior

Yes! I want to help Newport Hospital to be there for all our neighbors in Newport County. Thanks for Caring and Giving!

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