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.

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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.

Click here to read the full order.
Click here to view the full infographic.

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.

Click here to read the full order.
Click here to view the full infographic.

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:

We are so very appreciative to our citizens and businesses for cooperating with the Stay at Home guidelines that were set forth in April to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The City of Hoover will continue to follow guidelines and orders established by the State of Alabama, and we ask you to continue to be diligent in observing these measures. Today, May 21st, Governor Ivey announced an amendment to the phased reopening of Alabama’s economy. The amendment to Safer at Home goes into effect on May 22nd at 5:00 pm CST. This order is in effect until July 3, 2020.

Click here to read the full order.

If you have questions about the order, you may call our Business Resource Hotline at 205-739-7162.

General Health Information

Jefferson County Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 webpage

From the White House: 15-days to Slow the Spread

Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 webpage - includes statistics for known Alabama cases.