Alabama Extends Statewide Mask Ordinance

July 29, 2020

Face Masks Required Statewide in Alabama

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued her fifteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that extends a statewide mask requirement. 

The requirement for individuals to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order, will remain in effect through August 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!