Coronavirus Resources

Reliable, Up-To-Date Information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). These informative websites refer to town, state, and federal agencies. A few nonprofit and global organizations are also included. 

Reopening Rhode Island

COVID-19 Vaccine Information - Rhode Island Department of Health vaccine information
State Vaccination Registration Portal - Sign up for a vaccine (when eligible)
COVID-19 Underlying Health Conditions - RIDOH guide 
Vaccine FAQs - Frequently asked questions and answers for the general public. They are reviewed every week, so the content may change often.


Reopening RI Libraries - Ocean State Libraries consortium phased reopening plan
RI Public Libraries open status - Check this list for links to public libraries around the state
Barrington COVID-19 Updates - Keep informed of local updates from town officials
American Library Association COVID-19 Recovery - Tools, publications, & resources for communities, library workers, and library supporters.


STATE - Sign up for email updates from the governor's office.

Rhode Island Department of Health
COVID-19 INFO LINE: 401-222-8022 (Mon - Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm)

Executive Order Guidance and Information for Rhode Island Residents, Travelers, and Businesses

Resources for Rhode Islanders (Made available via the Office of Sen. Jack Reed)

Wi-Fi Options during COVID-19 (RI Office of Innovation) - Special Access for RI Residents (Frontline workers & Caregivers)

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

File an Unemployment Claim with RI Dept of Labor and Training

“Grab and Go” Food Sites for Youth

Healthy Aging Food and Nutrition Information for Older Rhode Islanders

Rhode Island Attorney General COVID-19 Resource Guide

Rhode Island Behavorial Health BH Link

Rhode Island COVID-19 Archive (created by Rhode Island Historical Society and Providence Public Library)

Rhode Island COVID-19 Health Benefit Changes

Rhode Island Delivers - RI Residents Living in Isolation or under Quarantine

Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation Updates

SBA Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Increases and Recertification Changes

United Way of Rhode Island 2-1-1 Help Line


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Interim Guidance for Employers

Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center – NewsGuard

Economic Impact Payments (IRS)

National Institutes of Health - COVID-19 Research

The Proper Way to Wash Your Hands

Senior's Guide to Mental Health during COVID-19

"What You Need To Know About Handwashing" (CDC) - YouTube video


World Health Organization


Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

IRS Statement about Second Economic Impact Payments (as of 1/11/2021)

Working From Home: The Ultimate Resource Guide


Page updated 2/5/2021 by Barrington Public Library.

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