Rhode Island is slowly dialing up activity while continuing to maintain necessary social and commercial restrictions. During this period, Rhode Islanders are encouraged to protect their households at all times by (1) wearing a mask, (2) getting tested often, and (3) limiting interactions with individuals outside of their households. All Phase III guidance continues to be available on

Domestics travelers: If you’ve come to Rhode Island from a hot spot within the 50 states or DC, you must quarantine for 10 days or provide proof of a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken after arrival or within 72 hours before arrival. More information about quarantine requirements and exemptions for travelers arriving in Rhode Island is available below. 

Here are some of the guidelines with regard to tourism. You can find the complete list of current guidelines in FAQ format here

  1. Indoor dining is 80% capacity with 3-foot spacing between tables. 
  2. Bars are open for seated patrons with plexiglass required.
  3. Indoor venues of assembly are operating at 80% capacity with 3-foot spacing and a cap of 500 people.
  4. Outdoor venues of assembly are operating at 80% capacity and no cap.
  5. Indoors and outdoors, gyms and fitness centers are operating at 80% capacity with 3-foot spacing.
  6. Customers are invited to shop at retail stores, operating at 80% capacity and 3-foot spacing.

Capacity limits are expected to increase on May 28, 2021.  Check back here or at for details. 

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