Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates:  
June 17 - Face coverings or masks are required in public places in the City of Montgomery.  Read Order  |  Face Covering FAQ's
June 20 - Montgomery's 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew has been lifted.
June 30 - Gov. Ivey extends Amended Safer at Home Order to July 31.  |  Text Alerts  |  COVID-19 En Espanol   

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    July 6 - 4,158 cases and 103 deaths in Montgomery


Mask & Face Coverings

  • June 17, 2020 -  Mayor Steven Reed issues Executive Order for Mask & Face Coverings that into effect June 19 at 5 p.m. and requires masks or face coverings in public places within the City of Montgomery to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Read More  |  View Order



COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery County

As of July 6, 2020, there are 4,158 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, 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 is not overburdened. Please remain vigilant and make smart decisions as we tackle this together. 

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    Community groups and public officials are coordinating efforts to ensure additional nutritional needs are met for students, the elderly, and others in need. We will share information about these plans as they become available.

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  • Activities and Games

    Our Parks and Recreation department put together a list of activities and games to share with families during the COVID-19 pandemic. It contains numerous websites with easy, fun, and inexpensive do-at-home activities, indoor and outdoor, for families with children.

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City of Montgomery receives 10,000 face shields donated from the Global Center for Medical Innovation and Aflac

Post Date:06/08/2020

Mayor Steven L. Reed today accepted 10,000 donated face shields on behalf of the City of Montgomery from the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) and Aflac. 

“Every day, brave front line personnel across our community are treating people infected with the COVID-19 virus, placing their personal health at risk. These face shields will provide much needed protection as we continue to fight this pandemic,” said Mayor Reed.

The shields are intended for frontline employees in higher risk positions, or essential employees, specifically within healthcare, but can be expanded to other areas with approvals and based on need.  The clear, lightweight shields provide full protection for full coverage and are reusable following proper guidelines. Montgomery City County EMA staff will be tasked with distributing the masks to various entities across the community.

Once the COVID-19 virus reached pandemic proportions, it became evident that supply chain obstacles were making it nearly impossible to meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) manufactured in China.  A group called the Academic-Government-Industry Collaborative for PPE Development, Supply and Production for the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States mobilized quickly to address the need for high-quality supplies produced in this country.  Dr. Joanna Newton of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) is part of the group. 

"The work that went into those shields is the product of hundreds of people from different organizations and manufacturing sites across the country to solve this critical problem," Dr. Newton said.

The Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) established a framework to mass produce a face shield design from Georgia Tech utilizing manufacturing processes from ExxonMobil.  Insurance provider Aflac was approached for a $500,000 contribution to support the program, but generously gave $2-million.

Montgomery physician Mary Karst, Alabama Power and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce were involved with pursuing face shields in response to growing infection rates in Montgomery. 

"There are over 100 people from around the country involved in this effort, and most of us have never met in person before.  It is a testament to our national resolve and commitment to defeat this virus,” said retired Brigadier General Trent Edwards, Senior Vice President of Military and Community Development at the Chamber. 

Evergreen, Alabama native Sherry Farrugia, CHOA Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, also worked closely to ensure the face shields donation to Montgomery became a reality. 


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