The Block Island App

Business Reopening Guidelines

Beginning on May 9, 2020, non-critical retail establishments may begin limited in-person customer shopping. As a reminder, in order to reopen for Phase I, please complete and sign the following checklist indicating that you have reviewed the State of Rhode Island general business and non-critical retail business guidelines.

MANDATORY QUARANTINE

BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND THE BLOCK ISLAND HARBORMASTER, ALL VESSELS ARRIVING TO BLOCK ISLAND ARE HEREBY ORDERED TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR A PERIOD OF 14 DAYS.

Small Business Help

With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin Unprecedented Public-Private Mobilization Effort to Distribute Funds

Coronavirus & Your Pets

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated while there has been one instance of a dog or other pet being infected in Hong Kong, there is no evidence that a dog, cat, or any pet can transmit COVID-19, which is mainly spread through droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks.