Little Compton asks out-of-state visitors to quarantine

Posted 3/25/20

Little Compton today (Wednesday, March 25) asked that all visitors to town from outside the state, even if homeowners here, self-quarantine for 14 days.

The statement, signed by Robert Mushen, …

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

Log in

Not a subscriber?


Start a Subscription

Sign up to start a subscription today! Click here to see your options.

Purchase a day pass

Purchase 24 hours of website access for $2. Click here to continue

Day pass subscribers

Are you a day pass subscriber who needs to log in? Click here to continue.


Little Compton asks out-of-state visitors to quarantine

Posted

Little Compton today (Wednesday, March 25) asked that all visitors to town from outside the state, even if homeowners here, self-quarantine for 14 days.

The statement, signed by Robert Mushen, Town Council president, and Antonio Teixeira, town administrator, reads:

The effort to overcome the effects of the Coronavirus continues to require special measures from all of us in Little Compton. We encourage all residents to carefully abide by current CDC guidelines and the Governor’s Office recommendations with respect to personal hygiene and social distancing. Those principles have served us well, and are especially important with our demographics.

We request that all persons arriving in town from outside Rhode Island, whether homeowners, seasonal residents or visitors, self quarantine for a period of fourteen days upon arrival. As has been evident elsewhere, a single person’s illness can propagate quickly.

If you experience flu-like symptoms, please take action to notify your physician. Any resident in need of assistance can telephone the Public Safety Complex at 401-635-2311 or 401-635-2323.

Town Offices will remain closed until further notice. Residents are encouraged to monitor the Town’s website, www.littlecomptonri.org for updates regarding further advisories.

2020 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.