Governor Kay Ivey announced today (Wednesday, July 29th) that the state’s Mask Order, in place since mid-July, will be extended through August 31st at 5:00pm.
The order, designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, was set to expire at the end of July.
Ivey encouraged schools to move ahead with phased openings of in-classroom learning.
The governor then issued a “challenge” to those involved in the education system
Governor Ivey Issues Amended Safer at Home Order
July 29, 2020 / Press Releases
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her fifteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended 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 amended order extends until August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.