The problem inspired lawmakers in Alabama to pass the Move Over Law in 2019, which states drivers should leave an open lane between any law enforcement vehicle pulled over on the highway with its lights flashing.
Hospitalized patients may now have one individual with them at all times (a support person or a visitor). Substituting or rotating support persons/ visitors will not be allowed within a 24-hour time frame.
Tuesday, the CDC announced it is now recommending universal masking in schools when students return in the fall, but Governor Ron DeSantis pushed back against the idea Monday in an unnoticed roundtable with medical experts opposed to masking children. The doctors blamed masking children for higher rates of mental illness and cast doubt on their efficacy.