MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVA) - Alabama’s governor has issued a statewide stay-at-home order.
Gov. Kay Ivey made the announcement on Friday, April 3.
The order goes into effect at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 4, according to ABC 33/40 in Birmingham.
The order requires all Alabamians to remain at home at all times unless participating in essential services, performing necessary travel or working for critical infrastructure.
The order lasts through April 30 at 5 p.m.
The new order allows people to travel to obtain necessary supplies, including food, medication and equipment needed to work from home, and products needed to maintain safety, sanitation and essential maintenance of a home or residence.
Violators could face a misdemeanor.