COVID-19 Response Resources
Last updated October 16, 2020.
Re-Opening Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Proclamations Issued by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey
These proclamations were originally published on 8.5 x 14 (legal-sized) paper. To print on 8.5 x 11 paper, you will need to make changes in the print dialog for Adobe Acrobat.
State of Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 18, issued September 30, 2020.This download includes the statewide order of the state health officer (SHO) issued on the same date.
State of Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 17, issued August 27, 2020.This download includes the statewide order of the state health officer (SHO) issued on the same date.
State of Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 16, issued Augus 21, 2020.
State of Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 15, issued July 29, 2020. This download includes the statewide order of the SHO issued on the same date.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 9, issued May 8, 2020. This proclamation addresses rural electric cooperatives, the runoff election scheduled for July 14, 2020, and protection against evictions. This proclamation also extends the original state of emergency declared on March 13 for another 60 days unless terminated earlier.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 8, issued May 8, 2020. This proclamation provides liability limitations for businesses and healthcare workers.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 7, issued April 13, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 6, issued April 3, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 5, issued April 2, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 4, issued March 26, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 3, issued March 23, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 2, issued March 20, 2020.
State-of-Emergency Supplemental Proclamation 1, issued March 18, 2020.
Original State-of-Emergency Proclamation, issued March 13, 2020.
Orders Issued by the Alabama State Health Officer (SHO)
These orders are referred to as stay-at-home orders or safer-at-home orders.
Order issued April 16, 2020, about non-congregate sheltering.
Order issued March 19, 2020, about suspension of public gatherings..
Guidelines Referred to in the SHO’s May 5 Order
Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Guidelines for Places of Worship.
ADPH Guidelines for Close-Contact Personal Service Businesses, applicable to barber shops, hair salons, waxing salons, threading salons, nail salons and spas, body-art facilities, tattoo services, and massage therapy establishments and services.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Re-opening Facilities to Provide Non-emergent NonCOVID-19 Healthcare: Phase I.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Other State Resources
Other emergency actions taken by Alabama all state agencies because of COVID-19.
Information about the Alabama Department of Labor waiving employer unemployment charges for unemployment claims related to COVID-19.
Guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Federal Laws, Associated Regulations, and Guidance
Public Law 116-142 Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, signed by the President on June 5, 2020.
Public Law 116-139 Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, downloaded from Congress.gov on April 27, 2020. Signed by the President on April 24, 2020, this law started out in the U.S. House of Representatives as an appropriations bill for various executive agencies, but the U.S. Senate replaced the text of the original bill with a substitute amendment, which the House then passed.
On March 31, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department posted an application form for the Paycheck Protection Program that allows small businesses to borrow up $10 million to pay their employees.
Frequently asked questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), updated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) on October 13, 2020.
SBA information about the PPP and other COVID-19 issues.
Public Law 116-136 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), downloaded from Congress.gov on March 30, 2020. Signed by the President on March 27, 2020, after a voice voice in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill started in the U.S. House of Representatives and was sent to the U.S. Senate. The Senate amended the House bill by inserting most of what was a different Senate bill and added some additional provisions. The bill then returned to the House and was voted on by voice vote without the House making any changes to the bill as amended by the Senate.
More information about the Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program made available through the CARES Act.
Public Law 116-127 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA, sometimes called the Families First Act), downloaded on March 30, 2020, from Congress.gov. Signed by the President on March 18, 2020. Effective date is April 1, 2020, as announced by U.S. Department of Labor.
On April 9, 2020,the DOL issued amendments and corrections to the regulations issued on April 6.
On April 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued regulations for the Families First Act.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers, published by the DOL.
DOL poster about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, required to be posted by April 1, 2020.
Frequently asked questions about the FFCRA poster.
Public Law 116-123 Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, downloaded on March 30, 2020, from Congress.gov. Signed by the President on March 6, 2020.