Governor Ivey Extends Safer at Home Order to Jan. 22


MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her twentieth supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order that includes 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 order extends until Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. 


WHAT’S STAYING THE SAME: EVERYTHING

MASKS

Masks required in public when interacting within 6 feet with people of another household, subject to certain exceptions. Masks required in schools and colleges, where possible, for employees and students in second grade and above.


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

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

 

ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES

Allowed subject to social-distancing and sanitation rules and guidelines

 

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

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

 

INDIVIDUALS

Encouraged to stay home and follow good sanitation practices

 

EMPLOYERS

Businesses may open subject to sanitation and social-distancing guidelines

 

RETAIL STORES

Subject to 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

 

HOSPITALS AND NURSING HOMES

Subject to restrictions, patients and residents will be allowed visits from one caregiver or one visitor at a time

 

SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS

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

 

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, partitions or 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. Partitions allowed.

 

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

 









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