The most recent Public Health Order from Governor Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health can be found using the link below.
The order specifically deems manufacturing facilities as "essential businesses and operations".
From the Public Health Order:
, including food processing and production; companies that
produce pharmaceuticals, food additives, medical equipment, medical devices and
supplies, technology, biotechnology, chemical products, telecommunications products; automotive production and suppliers, airplane, ship, and space vehicle or rocket manufacturers; companies involved in healthcare, energy, steel and steel products, fuel and petroleum exploration and production, lubricants, greases and engine oils, mining, national defense, sanitary and cleaning products, household products, personal care products, products used by any other Essential Business or Operation;
, including electric, natural gas, and water utilities, nuclear
facilities and other generating facilities, utility poles and components, fuel pipelines and transmission systems, petroleum producers, telecommunications, electronic security and life safety services, wireless communication companies, communications sales and customer support, telecommunication and data centers, cybersecurity operations; businesses and other operations concerned with flood control, aviation, and the maintenance, operation, or construction of dams, airports, ports, roads and highways, and mass transit; automotive sales and repair, vehicle rental and taxi services, network providers (such as Uber and Lyft), freight and passenger rail, motor carriers, pipelines, and other transportation infrastructure and businesses, water and waste water systems, transportation companies such as airlines and bus lines, hazardous waste disposal, hotels and commercial lodging services, and RV parks;
Manufacture Alabama continues to encourage you to do all you can to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace by the following:
- Continue operating safely
- Practice social distancing as much as possible, including offering telecommuting options if you are able
- Provide additional sanitizing stations and PPE as you are able
- Encourage employees to sanitize their workstations at the start and conclusion of their shift
From the beginning of this pandemic, Manufacture Alabama has been working diligently with the Governor's office on behalf of our members. We have reinforced the importance of manufacturers to the great state of Alabama and to the US economy. We will continue to do so as we move forward in this unprecedented time.
We are proud to continue to support the manufacturing community during this time and we encourage you to monitor our communications for additional updates.