The Latest Info on COVID-19 for Small Businesses: Essential Businesses 3/29

Date: March 29, 2020

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Important Update for Rhode Island Business Owners:

Executive Order Regarding Non-Essential Businesses

On March 28 Governor Raimondo issued an emergency executive order calling for non-essential retail businesses to close starting Monday, March 30 through April 13 due to the current COVID-19 crisis.

Certain industries like grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, auto repair shops, and hardware stores are examples of the businesses listed as essential.

For a complete list of essential and non-essential businesses see the following:  https://dbr.ri.gov/documents/DBR_Critical_retail_businesses_list_032820.pdf.

If your business allows curbside pickups and you have questions or need clarification, please call (401) 889-5550 or visit: https://dbr.ri.gov/critical/.

If you have questions or need clarification, please call (401) 889-5550 or visit: https://dbr.ri.gov/critical/.

NFIB will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

 

 

 

 

 

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