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 here.

Travel restrictions as of July 13, 2021;

If you are coming to Rhode Island from one of the states listed below with a positivity rate of COVID-19 greater than 5%, you are required to quarantine for 10 days while in Rhode Island. If you’re fully vaccinated or have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days and completed your isolation period, you do not need to quarantine. If you’re not yet fully vaccinated, you can end quarantine with a negative result from a test taken after you arrived or no more than 72 hours before you arrived. Learn more about Rhode Island’s guidance for travelers on covid.ri.gov/travel.

State

  1. Alabama
  2. Arizona
  3. Arkansas
  4. Georgia
  5. Idaho
  6. Iowa
  7. Kansas
  8. Kentucky
  9. Louisiana
  10. Mississippi
  11. Missouri
  12. Nevada
  13. New Jersey
  14. Oklahoma
  15. Tennessee
  16. Texas
  17. Utah
  18. Wyoming

For the very latest travel information for residents and visitors, visit https://covid.ri.gov/covid-19-prevention/travel-tofrom-ri

This story was originally published on March 5, 2021.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.