COVID-19 Information

Prevent

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 C19VaccineRI.org.  

For added layers of protection, wear the most protective mask you can, ensure good air circulation when indoors, and find out whether you’re eligible for medication that prevents COVID-19 before exposure. 

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

Detect

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 

Treat

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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