Effective Monday, December 20, 2021, Rhode Island establishments are required to follow updated masking and proof of vaccination mitigation measures as per Governor McKee’s Executive Order 21-116:
Masking is required of employees and patrons inside venues with a capacity of 250 or more regardless of vaccination status.
Masking or proof of vaccination is required of employees and patrons inside venues with a capacity of fewer than 250 persons.
For information about the new COVID-19 mitigation measures, please review these answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
For information on what the new COVID-19 mitigation measures mean for businesses and work places, please visit RIDOH’s Information for Workplaces page.
Businesses that have questions on these new measures can call the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation hotline at 401-889-5550 or complete an electronic form at taskforce.dbr.ri.gov.