Ivey extends state of emergency to September during COVID-19 pandemic

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.
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After extending the Safer at Home order to July 31 Governor Kay Ivey has extended Alabama’s state of emergency to September 9 amid the ongoing coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis.

The state of emergency was first issued in March during the earlier months when the outbreak occurred throughout the world and in the nation.

The proclamation extending the state of emergency includes guidelines on remote meetings of non-profit corporations during the pandemic, as well as a statement that necessitates “additional extraordinary measures and relief” while the crisis continues.

“At this time it is impossible to predict how long the COVID-19 pandemic will require the existence of a state of emergency,” Ivey states in the proclamation. “Nevertheless, I understand and appreciate the substantial resilience that many people, businesses, and government entities have come to place on the measures adopted in the various emergency proclamations as part of the State’s COIVD-19 response.”

“To assist these people, businesses, and government entities in planning for the future, I intend to give ample advance notice of any decision to terminate the state of emergency, whenever that may be.”

A copy of the proclamation can be seen here.