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Vaccine Information

During these uncertain times, we recommend following the RI Department of Health’s Coronavirus Disease (COVID 19) guidance located at

Click here for the RIDOH/CDC Coronavirus Fact Sheet

RIDOH Logo.png's testing webpage now features an interactive RI COVID-19 Testing Site Locator. Simply enter your ZIP code or address to find a respiratory clinic or drive-up/walk-up testing site accepting new patients or patients from other healthcare practices, or offering appointments to the public. The locator also highlights testing sites that offer free COVID-19 tests, regardless of health insurance or immigration status, and languages spoken at sites. Pre-K through 12 Faculty, Staff, and Student COVID-19 Testing is available Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 Pm at Stop & Shop 605 Metacom Ave, Bristol. 

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Delivering fresh food and cleaning supplies to keep Rhode Island seniors healthy and safe. You can learn more about this FREE program below

“We are dedicated to fostering a

community where all residents have

equal access to opportunities that promote health and wellness...”

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What's happening right now?

The Bristol Health Equity Zone is now in its eighth year. Currently, the Bristol Health Equity Zone is implementing strategies under our specific topic areas, included in the Work Plan:

• Food & Nutrition

  • Monthly Cooking Demonstrations

  • Community Viewings of Virtual Cooking Demonstrations 

  • Cooking Demonstration Cookbook (in collaboration with Roger Williams University)

  • Mount Hope Farm Partnership

  • Food & Nutrition Working Group

• Physical Activity

  • Physical Activity Work Group

  • Program Coordinator position at Quinta Gamelin Community Center

  • Virtual Movement Challenges 

  • Scavenger Hunts

  • Teen Yoga Class

• Substance Use Awareness & Prevention

  • East Bay Recovery Center 

  • Community Conversations

  • Recovery Resources Rack Card

  • campaign

  • NaloxBox Program

  • Annual Rally 4 Recovery

  • Narcan Distribution and Trainings

  • Mental Health Awareness Training 

• Personal Health & Wellness

  • Community Health Workers in Bristol Warren Regional School District

  • Bristol Kindness Project (Kindness Rocks/Don't Give Up signs)

  • Mental Health Community Workshops

  • Mt. Hope Bridge Project

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

  • Peacelove Workshops

Contact Us

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East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is proud to be the backbone agency for Bristol Health Equity Zone, East Providence Health Equity Zone, and Warren Health Equity Zone. EBCAP is a private, non-profit organization that provides an array of comprehensive health and human services to individuals and families in need. Please email if you have any questions or want more information on resources.