The health and safety of those visiting and meeting in Rhode Island is of the utmost importance to the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB). Throughout the pandemic, the PWCVB has coordinated with elected officials, state and local health and emergency management agencies, the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
Find updates below on Rhode Island's COVID-19 response and reopening efforts.
As of May 21, 2021, Rhode Island has lifted nearly all business capacity restrictions. Detailed information may be found on Rhode Island Commerce's Reopening RI website.
In Rhode Island, fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear a mask, except in certain settings. People who are not fully vaccinated must wear masks indoors. Masks are no longer required outdoors for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. Those who are unvaccinated are still encouraged to wear face coverings in crowded outdoor settings or during activities that involve sustained close contact with others who are not fully vaccinated. Please see Governor McKee’s most current Executive Orders for more information. Any additional health and safety precautions or policies will be at each business’ discretion. Find tips and more info about masks here.
***Please visit the Rhode Island Department of Health's (RIDOH) website for the most up-to-date and detailed travel information.***
Here are some travel info highlights per the RIDOH website (as of July 20, 2021):
If you're traveling to Rhode Island from a location within or outside the United States (U.S) or U.S. territories, you’re no longer required to quarantine or get tested upon your arrival whether or not you're vaccinated.
***Visit the RIDOH website for more details on all of the above.***
Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Providence in Warwick, RI. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the airport has made the safety of its travelers a top priority. Before you travel, be sure to visit the airport's COVID-19 Travel Information page here to learn about current travel restrictions and airport protocols or download this helpful pdf. PDF File, which highlights what to expect while there. Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport has implemented on-site COVID-19 rapid testing, with more info available here. For additional information about air travel in general during the time of COVID-19, visit the U.S. Department of Transportation's website here.
RI Department of Health
Center for Disease Control
Stay safe and we can't wait to welcome you to our destination soon.
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Please be aware that COVID-19 regulations change quickly and often. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of all information contained on this page, however, the PWCVB cannot guarantee information or assume any responsibility for errors or omissions, or damages that may result from reliance upon the information above.