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Governor Kay Ivey has issued an amended order to the Safer at Home Order and the amended order will be in effect until July 31. Most of the Safer at Home Order will remain the same with the addition of the requirement to wear masks. According to the amended order,

“Masks are required in public when interacting within 6 feet with people of another household, subject to certain exceptions.”

Read more about this amendment on The Office of Alabama Governor website.

Wearing a masks while out in public may be new to most people. People need to know how to correctly wear a mask to gain the most benefit. There are different types of face masks and the CDC has issued guidelines for the safe application and removal of masks. Read more about these guidelines on the CDC article How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings.

 

For more Alabama Extension resources on COVID-19, visit www.AlabamaReady.info. 

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