Rhode Island COVID-19 Information

Rhode Island’s governor, Gina Raimondo, has issued an executive order that all residents must wear a face covering when outside the home. Rhode Island is now in Phase III of the state's reopening plan, which stipulates:

  • Domestic travel restrictions: If you are coming to Rhode Island from one of the states listed here with a positivity rate of COVID-19 greater than 5%, you will either have to self-quarantine for 14 days while in Rhode Island, or produce proof of a negative test for COVID-19 that was taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Rhode Island. If you receive a test after arriving in Rhode Island and get a negative test result, you can stop quarantining.
  • Travelers to Rhode Island may get tested at a variety of locations upon entering the state. 
  • All state parks and beaches are open with capacity limitations and social distancing restrictions. 
  • Restaurants are open for outdoor and indoor dining with capacity restrictions and safety guidelines. 
  • Mansions, museums, outdoor entertainment and recreation activities are open at reduced capacity, with mask-wearing and social distancing regulations in effect.
  • Four state campgrounds are open with limited capacity.  Visit for more camping details and a list of what is open now.
  • Social gatherings are limited to 15 people indoors and outdoors. 
  • Weddings and public events can host larger gatherings with proper approval. 

See Phase III guidelines for specific details.

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