From The Tribune staff reports
MONTGOMERY — Alabama Governor Kay Ivey amended the Safer at Home Order, requiring all individuals to wear masks or facial coverings when in public and in close contact with others.
Ivey issued the emergency proclamation on Wednesday, July 15. The amended order goes into effect on July 16, at 5 p.m. and extends until July 31, at 5 p.m.
Places where masks are required include indoor space open to the general public, vehicles and outdoor public space where 10 or more people are gathered.
Exceptions are any person six years of age or younger, any person with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing a facial covering, anyone consuming food or drink or seated at a restaurant to eat or drink, any person obtaining a service that requires the removal of the facial covering (medical, dental procedure), any person aiming to confirm his or her identity and any person actively exercising. Other exceptions are listed in the order below.