Although Rhode Island no longer requires masks, Rhode Island residents and visitors must follow federal masking laws and regulations. Travelers must continue to wear a mask in some places, including transportation hubs like airports and stations and on public transportation like planes, buses, trains, and boats. Learn more about Rhode Island's masking guidance and other ways to protect your household.

Rhode Island has free COVID-19 testing and vaccination for travelers. Free testing is available at State-run sites and Walgreens Pharmacies. Health insurance is accepted but not required. Other pharmacies and some clinics may test out-of-state travelers. Call first to ask if you can get tested and if there will be a cost associated with testing. All travelers arriving at and departing from TF Green Airport can get a free rapid antigen test. Rapid antigen testing is available in the baggage claim area on the first floor of the airport. COVID-19 testing at the airport is offered seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You do not need an appointment. 

Rhode Island is fully open, with 100% capacity at restaurants, museums, retail, places of worship, and gyms.  Indoor and outdoor capacity is at 100% with no cap.  Full guidance continues to be available on and at



Take to the Open Rhode this fall and head to the Ocean State! Rhode Island is 400 miles of New England coastline, dripping with beaches and fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. It's also public artswanky mansions, charming villages, and flaming rivers. It’s local farms, local brews, winding trails, and walkable cities. It’s artistic, rebellious and historic and modern, welcoming, and diverse. Come experience #VisitRhodeIsland.




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