Alabama Extends Statewide Mask Ordinance Through January

December 09, 2020

Face Masks Required Statewide in Alabama

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued her twentieth supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order including a statewide mask requirement.

Individuals will continue to 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. This amended order extends until Friday, January 22, 2021 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!