Alabama Extends Statewide Mask Ordinance Through October

September 19, 2020

Face Masks Required Statewide in Alabama

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued her seventeenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that extends a statewide mask requirement. 

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. This amended order extends until Friday, October 2, 2020 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!