28 March 2020 – Stay at home order (lockdown) announced until 14 April

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
Lead People/Agency: Governor Gina Raimondo

Overview: Effective March 28 – April 14th, unless extended.
All RI residents are required to stay home unless traveling for work, medical treatment, or to obtain necessities. All RI employers with employees in other states must enable their employees to telecommute or work from home. All RI employees who work out of state but are able to work from home must work from home. Otherwise, that person must self-quarantine when not at work. All gatherings of 5 or more people are prohibited in any public or private spaces. Noncritical retail businesses must cease in-person operations. All travelers into RI must quarantine for 14 days
Full details here: https://governor.ri.gov/documents/orders/Executive-Order-20-14.pdf

Type of Justification: No justification given