Block Island Times

Statement from Town Manager Jim Kern

As the situation surrounding the coronavirus develops, we will be providing regular updates with information from local and state agencies regarding the status of the virus in our region and any actions being taken by local agencies.
We are closely monitoring recommendations from regional, state, and national officials, and are acting in accordance with their guidelines.
Through our Emergency Management Director, William McCombe, we are in continuous contact with the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH).
All medical directives and communications are being coordinated with the medical professionals at the

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