Governor Closes Entertainment, Fitness, and Retail to Attempt to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

by Mar 27, 2020Criminal Defense, Law0 comments

Governor Kay Ivey just concluded a press conference with State Public Heath Officer Scott Harris announcing the public health order closure of certain businesses effective at 5:00 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2020 through 5:00 pm on Friday, April 17, 2020.

Effected businesses are:

a. Entertainment venues, including:
(1) Night clubs
(2) Bowling alleys
(3) Arcades
(4) Concert venues
(5) Theaters, auditoriums, and performing arts centers
(6) Tourist attractions (including museums and planetariums)
(7) Racetracks
(8) Indoor children’s play areas
(9) Adult entertainment venues
(10) Casinos
(11) Bingo halls
(12) Venues operated by social clubs

b. Athletic facilities and activities, including:
(1) Fitness centers and commercial gyms
(2) Spas and public or commercial swimming pools
(3) Yoga, barre, and spin facilities
(4) Spectator sports
(5) Sports that involve interaction with another person of closer than 6 feet
(6) Activities that require use of shared sporting apparatus and equipment
(7) Activities on commercial or public playground equipment

c. Close-contact service providers, including:
(1) Barber shops
(2) Hair salons
(3) Waxing salons
(4) Threading salons
(5) Nail salons and spas
(6) Body-art facilities and tattoo services
(7) Tanning salons
(8) Massage-therapy establishments and massage services

d. Retail stores as follows, including:
(1) Furniture and home-furnishings stores
(2) Clothing, shoe, and clothing-accessory stores
(3) Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores
(4) Department stores
(5) Sporting goods stores
(6) Book, craft, and music stores 

See the full order here:

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