The state entered phase 2 of its reopening plan on Monday, and Gov. Gina Raimondo announced a number of relaxed restrictions leading up to it. Here are the highlights:
• Gatherings are now limited to 15 people instead of five.
• Domestic travel restrictions are relaxed. A 14-day quarantine remains only in effect for those traveling to the state from a place where stay-at-home restrictions are still in effect.
• Office-based businesses can allow up to one-third of their staff to return, if viewed as necessary. Everyone who can stay at home should do so.
• All state parks and beaches will be open with capacity limitations and social distancing restrictions.
• Houses of worship can reopen at up to 25 percent capacity with restrictions.
• Restaurants are allowed to begin indoor dining at up to 50 percent capacity and with restrictions.
• Non-critical retailers and malls can further relax restrictions.
• Hair care and personal services can reopen with restrictions.
• Gyms and fitness studios can reopen with restrictions.
• Outdoor entertainment and recreation activities, such as the zoo and historical sites, can resume on a limited basis.
• And child care services can resume. Summer camp and small group sports practices can start again June 29 with restrictions.
Visit www.reopeningri.com for more.