COVID-19 Prevention Everything you need to know about the disease, how to prevent its spread, and what to do if you have it. Disease and Contact Tracing Information Find important medical information about COVID-19. Learn about different variants of the virus. Learn how contact tracing helps slow the spread of COVID-19. Help track the virus with the 401Health app. Protect Yourself and Your Household Check out the many ways you can protect your household from COVID-19. The Rhode Island Department of Health recommends wearing a mask indoors near anyone you don’t live with if the state becomes a high-risk area. To view Rhode Island’s current risk level, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s web page COVID-19 Community Levels. Review travel information for Rhode Island residents and visitors. Follow all exposure, quarantine, and isolation guidance. Get COVID-19 Treatment If you test positive for COVID-19, are age 12 or older, and have mild to moderate symptoms, call your healthcare provider right away and ask about treatment. Treatment is most important if you are at high risk of becoming very sick from COVID-19. The earlier you start treatment after your symptoms start the more effective it is, so get tested as soon as you have COVID-19 symptoms. Improve Indoor Air Circulation The virus that causes COVID-19 can spread from one person to another in tiny particles of water and virus called aerosols. Aerosols can build up if the air inside is not circulated the right way. Learn how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by circulating air in schools and other buildings.