On July 15, 2020 Governor Ivey amended the "Safer at Home" order to mandate the wearing of masks in public when interacting within 6-feet with people of another household, subject to certain exceptions. To read the amended "Safer at Home" order, click here.
While Governor Ivey encourages everyone to take personal responsibility and wear a mask, and doesn't want to have to enforce the ordinance, it is punishable by up to a $500 fine and jail time.
Businesses are encouraged to require customers to wear a mask before entering, but are not required to do so. If you wish to display a "Masks Required" sign, the Governor's office has created several that business owners can choose from and are welcome to use.
If you have any questions regarding this mask mandate, first view this FAQ sheet published by the Governor's office. If you still have questions, contact their office.