COVID-19 Information


Learn more about how you can prevent the spread of COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against the virus is by staying up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines. To explore options for COVID-19 vaccination in Rhode Island and find out whether you’re up to date, visit  

For added layers of protection, wear the most protective mask you can and ensure good air circulation when indoors. 

If you have been exposed to COVID-19, learn what you can do to prevent spreading the virus to others.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created "COVID-19 Community Levels" to help us understand how COVID-19 is impacting where we live and what prevention steps we need to take. Learn more about COVID-19 Community Levels at CDC's COVID-19 by County page.

You can also check your Community Level at RIDOH’s COVID-19 Data Hub.


Symptom screening can help you make decisions about when to seek COVID-19 testing and medical care. Explore RIDOH’s testing web page and frequently asked questions to find information about:

  • Where you can get tested by a trained healthcare professional in Rhode Island
  • How you can get free self-test kits
  • What your COVID-19 test results mean
  • Report your self-test result 


If you or someone you live with tests positive for COVID-19, there are steps you can take to prevent spreading the virus to others and protect yourself from getting very sick. The Isolation Calculator can help you determine how long you should stay home and isolate away from others. Learn more about doctor-recommended treatments for COVID-19 that can keep you from getting sicker and being hospitalized. 

Travel Information for Residents and Visitors

Follow these requirements and recommendations for travelers arriving in Rhode Island to protect your household and lower the chances of catching and spreading COVID-19.  

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