Gov. Kay Ivey Amends Safer at Home Order

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied Statewide. The order which includes an expanded list of items to reopen will be effective Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and will expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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 Amended Safer at Home

What’s New?

 

ENTERTAINMENT VENUES (SUCH AS ARCADES, THEATERS, BOWLING ALLEYS)

Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

 

ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES

Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

 

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

 

CHILD DAY CARE FACILITIES

Open subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

 

SUMMER CAMP Remain open with rules and guidelines available

 

 

What’s Staying the Same?

 

INDIVIDUALS

Encouraged to stay home and follow good sanitation practices

 

EMPLOYERS

Businesses may open subject to sanitation and social-distancing guidelines

 

RETAIL STORES

All retail stores open subject to 50% occupancy rate, social-distancing and sanitation rules

 

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

 

SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS

Regular programming still suspended except meals still available through curbside pick-up or delivery

 

HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES

Still must implement policies to restrict visitation

 

NON-WORK GATHERINGS

Still required to maintain 6 feet of distance between persons not from same household

 

RESTAURANTS, BARS AND BREWERIES

May open with limited table seating, 6 feet between tables and subject to additional 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.

 









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