Block Island enacts shelter in place, quarantines and limits local commerce and travel

THE NEW SHOREHAM Town Council has enacted a 14-day quarantine for all visitors to the island, imposed a shelter-in-place order for all residents and has limited local commerce and travel in an effort to stave off the COVID-19 threat. / PBN FILE PHOTO/K. CURTIS
THE NEW SHOREHAM Town Council has enacted a 14-day quarantine for all visitors to the island, imposed a shelter-in-place order for all residents and has limited local commerce and travel in an effort to stave off the COVID-19 threat. / PBN FILE PHOTO/K. CURTIS
NEW SHOREHAM – Block Island is limiting local commerce and travel, while calling for everyone on the island to shelter in place, as a measure to protect against spread of the new coronavirus. The New Shoreham Town Council imposed a 14-day quarantine for anyone who travels to the island, as well as the sheltering in…

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