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AL moves into 3rd phase of pandemic response

Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 9:05 AM CDT
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UPDATE: Governor Ivey signed a Safer at Home amendment Wednesday, April 7 that confirms the state mask mandate will end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 9.

The amendment also states the Safer Apart mandate about social distancing will end Wednesday, May 5, at 5:00 p.m.

Gov. Ivey said after April 9 and May 5 masks are strongly encouraged. Ivey also asks employers and business owners to encourage mask wearing for employees and customers, but it won’t be mandated.

The governor’s current Safer at Home will expire this Friday, April 9. It will not be extended past Friday. Ivey’s office said personal responsibility is key when stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Ivey said the state is moving in the right direction when it comes to slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Ivey moves state into third phase of pandemic response, "Safer Apart" health order.
Gov. Ivey moves state into third phase of pandemic response, "Safer Apart" health order.(Source: Gov. Ivey's Office)

This is a copy of the governor’s proclamation.

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