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Rhode Island Elder Law Attorney - COVID-19 Info Page

Information for Seniors and their Families     

State Information

Rhode Island

  • Governor issues a stay at home order starting immediately through April 13.  Individuals can only leave their homes for food, medical supplies, gas or unless going to work.  Short walks are permitted.  Those who are sick stay home.

  • Anyone arriving in Rhode Island for non-work reasons must quarantine for 14 days.

  • Gatherings of 5 or more are not permitted, inside or out.

  • All travelers from New York will be stopped at the border and questioned

Connecticut

Massachusetts

  • Those traveling to Massachusetts for non-work related reasons are ordered to self-quarantine for 14 days.

  • Orders for non-essential businesses to close, essential businesses such as grocery stores and pharmacies to establish senior hours.  Click here for order.

  • Stay at home advisory in place.  Click here for orders.

Connelly Law Offices Hours

Pawtucket Office

Regular days and hours

Mystic, CT Office

Call 855-724-9400

Martha's Vineyard Office

Call 855-724-9400

We are able to conduct all elder law services through phone consultation or video conferencing, if preferred.  Call for an appointment.

State Information

Rhode Island

Massachusetts

Open and Closed

Closed - Schools, gyms, all entertainment and recreational businesses, barbershops, beauty salons and tattoo parlors as of Monday, 3/24/2020.

 

Open - Essential businesses, gas stations, medical facilities, grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, restaurants for take-out, financial services, hardware stores

Nursing Homes

Closed to visitors until further notice

Hospitals

Check individual hospitals for policy on COVID-19 and visitation

Resident Requirements

Avoid gatherings of 10 or more (except grocery stores), no shelter in place.

Open and Closed

Closed - Schools, gyms, all entertainment and recreational businesses, non-essential businesses, barber shops, beauty salons as of March 24, 2020.

 

Open - Essential businesses, gas stations, medical facilities, grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, restaurants for take-out, financial services, hardware stores, click here for detailed list. 

Nursing Homes

Closed to visitors until further notice

Hospitals

Check individual hospitals for policy on COVID-19 and visitation

Resident Requirements

Stay at home advisory

Connecticut

Open and Closed

Closed - Schools and all non-essential businesses.

 

Open - Grocery stores, take out and delivery restaurants, gas stations, pharmacies, major construction projects, defense manufacturers, public transportation, childcare services, auto repair stores, hardware stores, package stores, financial institutions.

Nursing Homes

Closed to visitors until further notice

Hospitals

Check individual hospitals for policy on COVID-19 and visitation

Resident Requirements

Urged to stay at home

Supplies for Seniors

Health officials have urged people over 60 or with compromised immune systems to stay home because of the COVID-19, which has made it difficult to shop for supplies.  Some stores like have created hours where only people 60 and above can shop. Read above for orders from each state.

Our Pawtucket Office will remain open to conduct essential business such as fiduciary management, daily money management and rep payee services, including elder law services and executing important documents by appointment only.  All visitors and staff will follow CDC guidelines and social distancing requirements.  The health of our clients and staff are of paramount importance to us.