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"Safer at Home" order extended: What you need to know

The most recent "Safer at Home" order has been extended through July 31.

ALABAMA, USA — The "Safer at home" order set to expire on July 3 has been extended to July 31.

With this new change, the following will open as long as they follow sanitation and social-distancing rules:

  • Entertainment venues (such as bowling alleys, arcades, theaters)
  • Summer camps (remain open with rules and guidelines available)
  • Child day care facilities
  • Educational institutions
  • Athletic activities

Posted by Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Here is what is staying the same:

  • Individuals are encouraged to stay home
  • Employers can remain open subject to sanitation and social distancing
  • All retail stores should be open at most 50% capacity
  • Medical procedures are allowed in most cases
  • Senior citizen centers are mostly closed except meals available for curbside or delivery 
  • Hospitals and nursing homes must still restrict visitation
  • Non-work gatherings must still require 6 feet of distance
  • Restaurants, bars, and breweries can open with limited table seating and additional sanitation rules
  • Athletic facilities may open subject to social distancing
  • Close contact services, such as barbers and nail salons, may open subject to social distancing
  • Beaches are open with no limits on gathering, but must maintain 6 feet of separation

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