Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Issued in Alabama


Following declarations of emergency and actions in the counties surrounding Birmingham, the Alabama State Health Officer determined that further social distancing measures are necessary on a statewide basis to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In “Alabama Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order,” colleagues Robert A. JamesAmanda G. Halter discuss how the The April 3 State Health Officer order combines the state’s definition of essential activities with the federal definition of essential workforce.