Governor issues statewide mandatory masks

  MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday issued her fourteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement starting July 16 at 5 p.m. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people,…

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An Easter message from Gov. Ivey

“My fellow Alabamians, As we enter the most Holy time for our faith, I know it is easy to be discouraged with everything that is happening in our world right now. It is disheartening to see so many of our fellow Alabamians falling victim to this disease and we can grow impatient with the disruption…

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Citronelle curfew starts tonight

Staff Joining other cities throughout the state, Citronelle will start its 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. curfew today and will extend 1.5 miles outside the city limits covering the police jurisdiction.

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CDC recommendation regarding cloth face coverings

Center for Disease Control and Prevention On the CDC website new recommendations are listed regarding face masks in “areas of significant community-based transmission”. CDC continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States.  We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms…

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Alabama governor issues stay-at-home order

Staff As COVID-19 cases rise to nearly 1,500 and Alabama’s death cases reach 38, Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state-wide stay-at-home order, except for “essential activities”, effective Saturday at 5 p.m. Governor Ivey said COVID-19 poses an “imminent threat” to our way of life.

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Mobile County has fourth confirmed death from COVID-19

Press release from MCHD MOBILE — The Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) is reporting the death of a patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19. This event marks the fourth death of a Mobile County resident. The individual was a 64-year-old male. He had a history of underlying medical conditions. He presented to the hospital…

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Death of third Mobile County resident from COVID-19 confirmed

MCHD press release MOBILE — The Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) is reporting the death of a patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19. This event marks the third death of a Mobile County resident. The individual was a 56-year-old male. He had a history of underlying medical conditions.

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Gov. Kay Ivey closing nonessential businesses statewide

Call News Staff MONTGOMERY  – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has announced today that all nonessential businesses statewide are to be closed starting starting at 5 p.m. on March 28. All nonessential businesses will be closed until April 17. Gov. Ivey specifically says she and her assembled task force do not want to shut down businesses…

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Death of first Mobile County resident from COVID-19 confirmed

Unedited press release from MCHD MOBILE — The Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) is reporting the death of a patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19. This event marks the first death of a Mobile County resident. “We are very sad this virus has taken the life of a member of our community,” said Dr.…

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