COVID-19 Vital Health Information
The City of Hoover is committed to sharing responsible resources for information regarding the COVID-19 event. We are currently following guidelines established by the CDC and the Alabama Department of Public Health. This page contains important information about what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones, and stay informed of the latest developments regarding local and national health.
Need to Get Tested?
The Alabama Department of Public Health maintains a list of testing sites in Alabama. View the list here. The list does not reflect all collection sites in Alabama. Call the testing site for additional information before visiting or call the Alabama COVID-19 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-264-2256 for testing sites and hours of operation near you. Interpreters are available. Note: There is no medical advice provided at this telephone number.
What you need to know about the most recent public guidelines:
July 15, 2020
Amended Safer at Home Order: Statewide Mask Requirement
Governor Kay Ivey issued her fourteenth supplemental emergency proclamation containing an amended Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people, as described in the order. This amended order is effective Thursday, July 16 at 5:00 p.m.and extends until July 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
June 30, 2020
Extension of Safer at Home Order
On June 30, 2020, Governor Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied statewide. The order, which took effect on May 22, was previously set to expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. but has been extended to expire on July 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
June 29, 2020
Jefferson County Mask Order
Effective Monday, June 29, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., public establishments in Jefferson County will require persons to wear a face covering by order of the Jefferson County Health Officer. This order impacts public places and visitors to those places in Jefferson County. JCDH has created a toolkit to help support efforts in utilizing face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 22, 2020
Beginning May 22nd @ 5:00 pm, Alabama will move to a new phase of the Safer-at-Home order:
Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 webpage - includes statistics for known Alabama cases.