CDC recommendations and information regarding COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/index.html
Alabama is under a Safer Apart Order effective April 9 at 5 p.m. View this order and other COVID-19 related emergency actions by state agencies at the ADPH website.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. Visit https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance for information and application.
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Additional caregiver resources:
In addition to limiting outings, wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing, and frequent hand washing, the CDC recommends using the following items to help minimize exposure and virus spread risks:
- Face masks
- Face shields
- Disposable gloves
- Hand soap
- Hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
- Facial tissue
- EPA-approved cleaning products
- Disposable or non-contact (temporal) thermometers
If you need assistance purchasing the items listed above, contact Alabama Lifespan Respite Director Tracy Cieniewicz at email@example.com or 256-859-8300 for stipend information.
Find out your county’s risk category using the Alabama Department of Public Health COVID-19 Risk Indicator Dashboard.