Stop the Spread. Stay Informed.

Wash your hands with soap for 20+ seconds

Disinfect all frequently used surfaces, appliances, and door handles

Practice social distancing and stay 6 feet apart from others at all times

Wear a mask in public if possible

Avoid gathering in large groups

Alabama is currently operating under an amended Safer at Home order. This is the second phase of a multiphase statewide plan to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Click here to view the latest statewide updates.

Amended Safer at Home Order:

The Safer at Home order extends until April 9th at 5 p.m.

Individuals

Encouraged to stay home and follow good sanitation practices

Employers

Businesses may open subject to sanitation and social-distancing guidelines.

Non-work Gatherings

Removed 10 person limit. Still required to maintain 6 feet of distance between persons not from same household

Restaurants, bars and breweries

Still may open, but with no limit on party size at tables. Still required: Partitions or 6 feet between tables and additional sanitation rules and guidelines

Athletic Activities

Allowed subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

Athletic Facilities

Such as fitness centers and commercial gyms: Athletic facilities may open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines.

Close-contact service providers

Close-contact service providers (such as barber shops, hair salons, nail salons, tattoo services) may open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

Beaches

Open with no limit on gatherings. Must maintain 6 feet of separation

Retail Stores

May open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules

Entertainment Venues

May Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

Medical Procedures

Allowed unless prohibited in the future by the State Health Officer to preserve resources necessary to diagnose and treat COVID-19; providers must follow COVID-19-related rules and guidance from state regulatory boards or public health authorities

Mask

Masks required in schools and colleges, where possible, for employees and students in second grade and above

Masks required in public when interacting within 6 feet with people of another household, subject to certain exceptions.

Senior Citizen Centers

Programs other than congregate meals may resume, but only outdoors and subject to guidelines by the Alabama Department of Senior Services. Meals still available by curbside pick-up or delivery

Educational Institutions

May open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

Child Day Care Facilities

May Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

Summer Camp

Still may open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines. The social-distancing requirement was changed to mirror the one used for schools.

Hospital and Nursing Homes

Subject to reasonable restrictions, patients and residents will be allowed visits from as many as two caregivers (up from one) or as many as two visitors (up from one) at a time

Places of Worship
All Businesses

Use of Partitions

An exception to social-distancing rules will be allowed for many businesses—including barber shops, hair salons, gyms, and restaurants—if people are wearing masks and separated by an “impermeable” barrier.