Safe Operations of Summer Camps During the COVID-19 Emergency


216-RICR-50-15-8 ACTIVE RULE EMERGENCY RULE

Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 50 Environmental Health
Subchapter 15 Healthy Environment
Part 8 Safe Operations of Summer Camps During the COVID-19 Emergency
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Active
Effective 06/09/2020 to 10/07/2020

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 21-1-1
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-1-17
R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35
Executive Order 20-35

Purpose and Reason :

Establishing protocols summer camps must follow in order to operate in Rhode Island during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :

The stay at home order for the state of Rhode Island caused by COVID-19, the new disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, was lifted on May 8. In order to prevent further spread of COVID-19 as the state begins to reopen, protective measures must be implemented for summer camps to protect the health and welfare of summer camp staff, summer camp attendees and their families.