Friday, May 22, 2020
Governor Gina Raimondo just gave her Coronavirus Update with many updates for Phase 2 of reopening Rhode Island. Here are the key highlights that affect South County:
More details will be available next week on ReopeningRI.com.
Monday, May 18, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: Two state beaches will be open on Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day) with very limited parking and no lifeguards or facilities available. The two beaches that will be open are:
Check back on Thursday for further information.
Our state is in Phase One of re-opening. What does that mean? It means state parks are open to the public, some non-essential retailers are open, restaurants are open for drive-thru, takeout, delivery and/or curbside pick-up.
You can see the list of South County restaurants open for takeout, delivery or curbside pick-up here. As of May 18th, some restaurants are opening up for outdoor dining. Reservations and face coverings are required. Please call the restaurant you're interested in dining at to check if they are open and if they have reservations available.
Hotels are beginning to re-open with enhanced measures to ensure the safety of guests and staff. However, if you are an out-of-state visitor, the Governor has not yet lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine upon entering our state.
The Misquamicut Drive-In Theater is open on Fridays and Saturdays and and beginning in July, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Social distancing is mandatory.
Face coverings when out in public are mandatory.
Groups can not exceed five people at any time.
We are closely monitoring our Governor's updates and will be posting updates here as we learn of them. We look forward to welcoming visitors back shortly, though we all must be cautious and adhere to the guidelines provided by our Governor and the CDC.
For more comprehensive information visit reopeningri.com.