Alabama Announces Statewide Mask Ordinance

July 15, 2020

Face Masks Required Statewide in Alabama

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey launched a statewide mask ordinance in Alabama. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. 

The ordinance will go into effect July 16th at 5:00 p.m. and will remain in place through July 31 at 5:00 p.m.

A copy of the ordinance can be found here.  

Mask Requirement Summaries:

Face Mask Information and Resources:

Check out face mask information and guidance from the CDC and other medical experts.

Why is Wearing a Mask Important?

We'll let our friends at UAB explain.  See the graphic below!