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Apr 02

Portsmouth issues Third Supplemental Emergency Declaration

Posted on April 2, 2020 at 3:39 PM by Richard Talipsky





April 1, 2020



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. Executive order 2020-2 issued March 23, 2020 is amended to provide that all residents and establishments are directed not to host or attend gatherings of 5 people or more. 
  2. In Executive Order 2020-3, the words “New York State” are deleted and replaced with “another state for non-work-related reasons”. 
  3. Executive Order 2020-01 issued March 16, 2020 and all supplemental orders are extended through April 13, 2020.

ORDERED this 1st day of April 2020:

Kevin M. Aguiar

Town Council President 

Town of Portsmouth, RI