Alabama will now require residents to wear a face covering while in public, according to a statement from Gov. Kay Ivey.
All individuals in public and within six feet of another person will be required to wear a face covering. Children under six will be exempt.
The new mandate is part of an amended safer-at-home order announced by the governor’s office. The amended order runs until July 31.
With this mandate, Alabama becomes the 36th state to require a face coverings while in public.
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