COVID-19 Virus Updates


COVID-19 Update
Effective 3/28/2020 - 4/17/2020
Governor Kay Ivey and the State of Alabama has issued new guidelines regarding the closure of certain business types effective immediately and until April 17th, 2020.
The following businesses are ordered to close immediately:
Chelsea Historical Museum-
Gyms- Spas- Workout Centers- Public and Community and HOA Pools-Dance Studios- Nail Salons- Hair Salons- Barber Shops- Tanning Salons- Massage Salons- HOA Playgrounds
This is in addition to previous closures that include:
City Parks- City Athletic Complexes- City Playgrounds- Community Centers- Senior Centers.
In addition, all Dental and Medical procedures not considered emergency should be cancelled.
A new guideline has also been issued that limits any gathering to less than 10 people. This includes public gatherings outdoors such as parking lots or other common gathering places.
Non compliance with this order is punishable by up to $500 in fines. This will be strictly enforced by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department and other State Agencies.
Business owners can find SBA Emergency Relief Fund information on the city website.
This is a reminder that we should all stay at home as much as possible. Thank you for following these guidelines. We will get through this. Until then, May each of us commit to do our part to stop the spread of this virus.

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