face masks

Hyundai Donating 6,000 Face Masks to Selma Public Schools

Hyundai is doing their part in assisting with COVID-19 response. The manufacturing company has announced they will donate face masks to Selma Public Schools. Hyundai says they will be donating 6,000 masks to the school system. There will be 5,000 disposable masks and 1,000 reusable masks. Hyundai team members will donate the mask to Selma school officials on Tuesday, September…

Public Warned to Be On Guard Against Mask Scams

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson is warning the public — to be on-guard against scams during the pandemic. Jackson says scam artists are looking to take advantage of people. And he wants the public to be aware — and stay alert. “Be careful!” Jackson warns some scams involve face masks. “One of the things is…

Alabama U.S. Attorneys Warn Citizens of Misleading Information Regarding Face Masks Exemptions

The three United States Attorneys in Alabama join together to warn citizens that cards and other documents bearing the Department of Justice seal and claiming that individuals are exempt from face mask requirements are fraudulent. Inaccurate flyers or other postings have been circulating on the web and via social media channels regarding the use of face masks and the Americans…

Hyundai Donates Over 20,000 Face Masks to Montgomery Area Healthcare Providers and Community

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Montgomery Mask Ordinance: What You Need to Know

To view the ordinance in its entirety, click here. The Montgomery City Council Tuesday adopted an ordinance sponsored by Councilman C.C. Calhoun requiring face coverings, masks or face shields to be worn in public places in Montgomery to slow the spread of COVID-19. The ordinance took effect immediately upon passage and supersedes Mayor Steven L. Reed’s executive order from June 17….

2.5 Million Face Coverings Ordered for Alabama Schools

The Alabama Department of Education has announced that 2.5 million facial coverings have been ordered for Alabama schools. This will be approximately three masks per staff member and three masks per student. The facial coverings are washable and reusable. Upon consultation with the Alabama Department of Public Health and/or their local public health officials and local elected officials, local school…

Montgomery City Council Member Plans to Introduce Face Mask Proposal

Montgomery City Council member C.C. Calhoun has confirmed to Alabama News Network that he plans to introduce a face mask proposal at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Calhoun says his proposal would require people to wear a mask in a public location with 25 people or more. Violators would get a $25 fine. Calhoun plans to introduce his plan on the…

Alabama Virus Cases Surge, Prompting New Health Warnings

Alabama health officials are issuing renewed warnings after a surge of coronavirus cases. The Alabama Department of Public Health urged people to take precautions such as wearing masks in public. As of Friday, more than 23,000 people statewide had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus with more than one-fourth of the cases coming in the…

Jackson Hospital Requiring Masks for All Visitors

Jackson Hospital announced today that visitors entering a Jackson Hospital & Clinic facility will be required to wear a face covering at all times. All patients are required to wear a face covering prior to and while receiving care. Jackson Hospital says it currently has 43 positive COVID-19 in-patients and 21 in-patients pending test results, who are being cared for…

Professors, Students Use 3D Printers to Make PPE

Demand is high for personal protective equipment, or PPE, across the nation. Medical professionals and first responders are facing a shortage of masks and gloves. And Pike County is no different. That is why Troy University professors, students, and community members are coming together to help address the PPE shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.. “It’s more of an initiative. And…