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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates:

Gov. Kay Ivey announced a stay-at-home order on April 3, 2020 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Curfew in effect for Montgomery and Pike Road every night from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. until further notice.  The purpose of the curfew is to prevent social gatherings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Learn More
 
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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) News & Information

    On March 15th, Mayor Steven L. Reed launched MGM Ready to coordinate efforts and provide up-to-date information to the public on the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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    New Text Alerts for Coronavirus Info

    Anyone living or working in Montgomery can text MGMSAFE to 888-777 for free text alerts regarding our ongoing #COVID19 response. #mgmready #montgomeryready

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    Stay at Home Order

    Gov. Kay Ivey announces a stay-at-home order on April 3, 2020.

COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery

As of April 5, 2020, there are sixty-three (63) confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Montgomery County. VIEW Alabama's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe and across our state, Montgomery city leaders have taken proactive steps, but we need the public to do their part by washing their hands, practicing social distancing, cancelling events where large crowds are expected, and listening to the recommendations of the ADPH and CDC professionals.

Our goal is to slow the spread of this virus so that our healthcare system in Montgomery and surrounding cities is not overburden. We are asking that residents remain vigilant and make smart decisions as we tackle this together. 

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City to close public access to municipal buildings immediately to stop the spread of COVID-19

Post Date:03/16/2020 3:56 PM
MONTGOMERY – In response to the latest federal and state guidelines on slowing the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the City of Montgomery will close access for the public to municipal facilities, effective immediately. All City employees will report to work as usual.

“Our first priority is ensuring the health and safety of the public, and this is another step towards stopping the spread of Coronavirus,” Montgomery Mayor Steven L. Reed said. “I want to reiterate this is a very serious situation that will get worse before it gets better. But let me say once again that Montgomery is Ready.”

Mayor Steven L. Reed joined public safety officials and River Region partners to active the Montgomery Emergency Operations Center. Today, Mayor Reed joined Baptist Health CEO Russ Tyner for the launch of Central Alabama’s first drive-thru Coronavirus testing facility.

In the past week, the City established a comprehensive, ongoing communications strategy to keep residents informed through social media and web properties, as well as Capital City Connection, the City’s government-educational TV programming found on Charter Cable channel 181 and WOW! channel 96. This includes a special website, https://www.montgomeryal.gov/live/coronavirus, created to provide a continuous stream of information to the public.

Officials have been preparing and intensively planning for weeks and months. City departments have detailed contingency plans in place to ensure continuity of operations in any scenario possible.

Montgomery residents are reminded to continue adhering to best practices, especially those provided by ADPH:

Avoid close contact with people who are sick;
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then dispose of it in the trash;
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth;
Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces regularly;
Wash hands often with soap and for at least 20 seconds;
Limit social contact;
Avoid crowds of people.

Updates and new information on the City of Montgomery’s response will be updated as things progress. The Alabama Department of Public Health operates a call center with information about testing and connecting to providers. The number to call is 1-888-264-2256.
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Mayor Reed Press Conferences
Mayor Reed on COVID-19 Challenges - March 20, 2020


Coronavirus Care Clinic Opens in Montgomery - March 16, 2020


Montgomery EOC Activated Against COVID-19 - March 15, 2020


Mayor Steven L. Reed on Coronavirus Preparedness - March 13, 2020
COVID-19 Informational Videos
Mayor's Virtual Town Hall

Mayor Steven L. Reed hosted our 1st Virtual Town Hall regarding Montgomery’s preparedness for #COVID19 and the importance of a full count in the #2020census  via Facebook Live on April 3rd.