March 23, 2020
SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION
This is an Emergency Declaration supplement to the Portsmouth Executive Order 2020-1 issued March 16, 2020.
COVID-19 continues to spread globally. For the protection of the health of the people of Rhode Island and the further prevention of the spread of COVID-19, and pursuant to the Rhode Island General Laws and the Town of Portsmouth Emergency Operations Plan, including but not limited to Title 30, Chapter 15 of the General Laws, I do hereby order and direct the following:
1. Any person coming to Portsmouth from New York State must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. This quarantine restriction shall not apply to public health, public safety, or healthcare workers.
2. Any person who has come to Portsmouth from New York State within the last 14 days must immediately self-quarantine for the remainder of the 14-day period since arrival in Rhode Island. This quarantine restriction shall not apply to public health, public safety, or healthcare workers.
3. Instruction for self-quarantine can be found at the Rhode Island Department of Health website: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/
This Order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in full force and effect until April 25, 2020 unless renewed, modified, or terminated by subsequent Executive Order.
ORDERED this 26rd day of March 2020:
Kevin M. Aguiar
Town Council President
Town of Portsmouth, RI