Opioid Overdose Prevention and Reporting (216-RICR-20-20-5)


Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 20 Community Health
Subchapter 20 Drugs
Part 5 Opioid Overdose Prevention and Reporting (216-RICR-20-20-5)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Advance Notice View Active Rule
Filing Hearing Date(s) 01/11/2021
Public Comment Dates 12/21/2020 to 01/19/2021

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 23-1

Purpose and Reason :

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is convening stakeholders in substance use disorders to review the rules and regulations for Opioid Overdose Prevention and Reporting (216-RICR-20-20-5).

The process will include a community review meeting to review the current regulations, pertinent data and evidence-based guidelines and will hear testimony from experts and the public on recommendations for changes to the current regulations.

For a full description of all proposed revisions, please see the attached Concise Statement of Non-Technical Amendments

The Community Review meeting will occur virtually on zoom on:

Monday, January 11, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

A zoom link will be provided closer to the date.