COVID-19 - Resources for Employees

LAST UPDATED: July 2, 2020


While these are unprecedented times everyone is facing, we at RI Hospitality Association understand the challenges ahead of us. We have compiled a list of Support Resources available to all Rhode Islanders.

Because of the challenges presented by COVID-19, ServSafe has developed a number of free resources aimed at keeping our workers and the dining public safe.

  • ServSafe Reopening Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions
  • ServSafe Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions
  • ServSafe Takeout: COVID-19 Precautions

Register for FREE now

Access Center at Bradley Hospitals

Anchor Recovery

Anchor Recovery offers daily recovery meetings online with recovery coaches. The schedule can be found at:

Behavioral health

It is important to take care of behavioral health during this crisis

BHLink 24 hour hotline

Call (401)-414-5465

Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety

Free Mental Health Resources

Four Free Apps/Sites to Help

Active Minds

A free resource hub for stress management, community building from a distance and tips for remote workers.


This app has free features during the COVID-19 crisis. Includes guided meditation, learning modules, community discussion and daily tips.

Patients Like Me

This free site helps access a community to connect with others –including people with symptoms and/or diagnosed with COVID-19, anxiety, depression, and more—to discuss coping mechanisms and support one another.

Ben’s Friends

A hospitality-focused substance abuse support network.

Hospitality Support Group Meetings

In person meetings on Mondays at 11:00am at Hope Recovery Center in Westerly

Virtual meetings on Wednesdays at 2:00pm online at

By Phone: 1-800-240-3311

Passcode: 361-483-053

National Domestic Violence Hotline


Text: LOVEIS to 22522

Domestic Violence Resource Guide-English

Domestic Violence Resource Guide-Spanish

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Text: TALK to 741741

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Samaritans of RI


Center for Disease Control

Personal Hygiene

Rhode Island COVID-19 Info Line


Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30pm

RI DOH Fact Sheet

Take Out and Delivery Guidelines