Rhode Island now has a new Spanish-language website called “Nuestra Salud” or Our Health, which provides resources in Spanish on medical information such as a directory of clinical trials ongoing in Rhode Island, a list of Spanish-speaking providers, translated medical studies, and a medical encyclopedia. Latino activist and radio show host Dr. Pablo Rodriguez launched the website after realizing how quickly misinformation can spread via social media, particularly among the Latino community, during the pandemic. The website aims to combat the problem by providing readily accessible and shareable information. Community leaders, including Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, attended the website launch at Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic in Providence. Half of the proceeds from the website will be donated to the clinic. Data from 2020 showed that Latinos are 57% more likely to get COVID-19 information on social media, according to Nielsen.

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