Out of State Travelers Notice
(Monday, March 30th) The Narragansett Police Department will be teaming up with members of the National Guard to conduct a door to door messaging campaign. We will provide guidance based on the Governor’s Executive Order 20-14 regarding out of state travelers. Safe operating distance will be maintained at all times and personal protective equipment will be worn. Please do not be alarmed. This is a public health educational initiative. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Rhode Island COVID-19 Information
Latest guidance and information
- Stay At Home:The Governor has issued a stay-at-home orderuntil April 13. This means that all Rhode Islanders should stay home unless getting food, medicine, gas, or going to work.
- Gatherings: Starting immediately, all gatherings of more than 5 people are banned. Individuals should be interacting with the same people every day to minimize the risk of spread. This order does not apply to healthcare workers in a workplace setting, public transportation or office buildings. However, people must practice social distancing at all times.
- Travelers:Starting immediately, any person coming to Rhode Island by any mode of transportation after visiting another state for a non-work-related purpose must self-quarantinefor 14 days. This restriction will not apply to public health, public safety or healthcare workers. MORE ON SELF-QUARANTINE
- Commuters:Those who are able to work from home should do so, and anyone commuting in and out of the state for work should remain in their home when not at work.MORE ON SELF-QUARANTINE
- Businesses: Starting Monday, all non-critical retail businesses must shut down their stores. This includes clothing stores and gift shops. A full list of businesses that must close their in-person operations can be found This does not impact restaurants or bars, which are still allowed to open for takeout or delivery only.
- Food Establishments:Through April 13th, there will be no on-site food consumption for restaurants, bars, coffee shops, or other food establishments in Rhode Island. (Establishments with a food license can continue to conduct pick-up, drive-thru and delivery only.)
- All recreation and entertainment facilities as well as close-contact businesses are closed. This includes theaters, cinemas, sporting events, bowling alleys, gyms, fitness centers, hair salons and barbershops, nail salons, spas and tattoo parlors.