Safer-at-Home order

Extended State-Wide Mask Mandate: Details and Reaction

Governor Kay Ivey announced Thursday she is extending the Safer at Home order, which was set to expire Monday August 31st. This extension comes as the number of COVID-19 cases in Alabama continues to decline. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said wearing face coverings is the main reason for the decline… and also why the mask mandate is being…

Auburn Police Plan to Take More Proactive Approach Enforcing Mask Order

The Auburn Police Division says they will begin taking a more proactive approach to enforce the statewide Safer at Home Health Order following an increase in a lack of compliance in the community. Over the last several months, the City of Auburn’s Public Safety Department has primarily focused on educating the community and spreading awareness about the requirements set forth in…

Mask Required in Alabama Schools & Colleges, Governor Ivey Extends Safer At Home Order Until August 31

1/3safer at home ammendment Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3safer at home august 31 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3safer at home order Show Caption Hide Caption When students return to school this fall, face mask or coverings will be required. The mandate comes as coronavirus cases continue to rise, and officials grabble with how to return student and teachers to class…

Ivey Weighs Extending Safer-At-Home Order for Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s “safer- at- home” order is set to expire Friday, July 3 but in the meantime, Gov. Kay Ivey has not yet decided whether to renew it. The order limits social gatherings, requires employees of restaurants and other businesses to wear masks, and encourages masking for anyone who goes out in public. Its existence is uncertain…

Customers Slowly Returning as Gov. Ivey Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

More Alabama businesses were allowed to re-open Monday now that Alabama’s Safer-At-Home order has been amended. Friday, May 8, Governor Kay Ivey announced the new list of guidelines businesses will have to follow to keep customers and employees safe. Those rules include crowd limitations, increased cleaning measures, and the use of face masks. Dine-in restaurants, bars, salons and gyms can…

Governor Ivey Amends Safer-At-Home Order, Barbershops & Salons Can Reopen Monday

1/2Updates to COVID-19 Safer Orders Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2Amended Safer-At-Home Order Show Caption Hide Caption Governor Kay Ivey has amended the Safer-At-Home Order. The new order removes the 10 person limit on non-work gatherings. Close contact services (barbershops, salons, etc.), restaurants (with limited table seating), & gyms will all be reopened with strict guidelines. And there is no limit…

Baptist Health Updates Policies in Response to Safer-at-Home Order

As we continue to navigate through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recommendations continue to evolve, Baptist Health remains focused on protecting patients, medical providers, team members, and the local community. Based on Governor Kay Ivey’s recent Safer at Home order and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American College of Surgeons (ACS), Alabama Department of Public…

Montgomery Curfew Remains in Effect with New “Safer-at-Home” Order

Friday, May 1, marks the first full day of the state’s new Safer at Home public health order and follows one of Montgomery’s most active weeks of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. In accordance with state guidelines and the reality of public health data, Montgomery’s citywide curfew will remain in effect. “As our state eases COVID-19 restrictions, we must be deliberate…

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Postpones Spring and Summer Productions

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival has decided to postpone summer productions. Because the Safer-at-Home order prohibits large public gatherings, ASF felt the postponement was the safest reaction for the safety of ASF patrons, artists, and employees ASF is working to reschedule productions of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”, “Million Dollar Quartet”, and “Stages.” “The Moth” has also postponed its Mainstage storytelling event…