Mask guidelines on Block Island

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 5:30pm

Masks are required on Block Island in the following places in accordance with Rhode Island and CDC Mask Guidelines:
• Block Island School
• Block Island Medical Center
• Block Island Ferry and ferry terminal
• On commercial airplanes and in Block Island Airport
• Taxis and taxi stands and when using the new Block Island Point to Point Shuttle Service
• Town of New Shoreham facilities including: Town Hall, Police Department, Fred Benson Beach Pavilion, Harbors Department Office at the Boat Basin, Island Free
• Block Island branch of US Post Office
In Rhode Island each business is free to make its own mask policy, so many Block Island businesses require masks, including the Block Island Grocery, Washington Trust Bank, The Block Island Times, Island Hardware and Supply, and numerous other shops.