(Providence, RI) -- Approximately seven-thousand COVID-19 vaccine appointments at vaccination sites in Rhode Island will be made available on Tuesday. The doses are for the mass vaccination sites in Providence and Cranston and the regional sites in Westerly, Johnston and East Providence. The state says starting this week, Rhode Islanders an pre-register for a vaccine by visiting portal.RI.gov or by calling 844-930-1779. By mid-day on Tuesday, a majority of the newly released appointments were already booked.
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