If you are coming to Rhode Island from one of the 26 states listed below with a positivity rate of COVID-19 greater than 5%, you are required to quarantine for 10 days while in Rhode Island. As an exception, you may provide proof of a negative test for COVID-19 that was taken within 72 hours prior to arrival in Rhode Island. If you receive a test during your quarantine in Rhode Island and get a negative test result, you can stop quarantining. However, you still need to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days, wear a mask in public, and follow physical distancing guidelines. You also must quarantine while waiting for a negative test result.
If you’re fully vaccinated, you do not need to quarantine if you’ve gotten a final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, that is either FDA approved or received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), at least 14 days before your last exposure or out-of-state travel and you haven’t had symptoms of COVID-19 since your last exposure or out-of-state travel.
Vaccinated travelers are still encouraged to get a COVID-19 test between 5 and 10 days after out-of-state travel.
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