Governor Ivey Extends Statewide Mandatory Mask Order to March 5

On Thursday, January 21, Governor Kay Ivey announced she will extend the mandatory mask order. The mask order will be extended until March 5.

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Health officials urged Governor Ivey to extend the mask order that was set to expire Friday, January 22. July 15, 2020 is when the mask order was first implemented.

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Alabama this week began making vaccines available to people 75 and older in addition to health care workers and first-responders.

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris says the biggest obstacle to vaccination is the available supply.

 

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