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  • RI PPE for Personal Service Businesses

    Attention RI Personal Services Businesses: In coordination with Rhode Island CommerceGreater Newport Chamber of Commerce is distributing free PPE to RI small businesses (under 50 employees) within the personal services sector. This category includes barbers, hairdressers, manicurists, cosmeticians, estheticians, tanning salons, tattoo/ piercing parlors, and massage therapists.

    PPE for participating Personal Service Businesses will be distributed as follows:
    • Six KN-95 masks per employee
    • Two eye protection units per business, except for a sole proprietorship

    To receive free PPE, businesses must complete this contact form [commerceri.com] certifying they have completed their COVID-19 Control Plan.
    Need help creating a COVID plan? Click the links below to download a template:
    COVID Control Plan in English: click here 
    COVID Control Plan in Spanish: click here

    If you have completed these forms, please email joanne@newportchamber.com to schedule a time for pickup.

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