safer at home

Gov. Ivey Rescinds Mask Mandate, Issues new “Safer Apart” Order

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her twenty-sixth supplemental emergency proclamation transitioning the state from an amended Safer at Home Order to a new Safer Apart Order, the third phase of COVID-19 pandemic health orders. Ivey cites the increase in vaccinations, and the down trending number of new cases in the state. Masks will no longer be mandated statewide, but…

Occupancy Restrictions Removed in Gov. Ivey’s Amended Safer at Home Order

Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris have just updated Alabama’s Safer at Home Order to abolish restrictions on occupancy rates. The order is effective immediately and applies to retail stores, gyms and fitness centers and entertainment venues. An exception to social distancing guidelines is allowed for barbershops, hair salons, gyms, and restaurants if people wear mask…

Gov. Kay Ivey Delivers Message about Wearing a Mask

Gov. Kay Ivey has released a video message in which she encourages Alabamians to follow face mask requirements in order to help stop the spread of coronavirus. In the brief video, Ivey recalls the sacrifices people made during World War II. She says today, we are fighting an invisible enemy. Last week, Ivey extended Alabama’s Safer at Home Order, which…

Jackson Hospital Visitor Restrictions Remain in Place

Governor Kay Ivey issued a “Safer At Home” order effective at 5pm on Thursday, April 30. In accordance, Jackson Hospital is continuing its policy to prohibit visitors at this time. The restrictions remain as follows: No Visitations will be allowed into the hospital. Delivery personnel are not permitted into the hospital. One visitor per patient will be permitted into the…