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How to Open

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In order to reopen the RI economy safely, we will all need to do more. Businesses will need to take necessary precautions and adhere to specific reopening guidelines, while consumers will need to remain socially responsible by wearing protective masks and continue with social distancing. Here’s what to expect, laid out by Commerce RI:


Detailed reopening guidelines and business procedures provided by The State of Rhode Island.

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Dept. of Business Regulation

The State of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation

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Rhode Island Commerce

Business guidelines during crisis by Rhode Island Commerce

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Free Masks & Supplies

Rhode Island’s Small Business PPE Distribution Program

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Social Distancing Items

Floor decals, aisle arrows, plastic sneeze shields, and much more.

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