Coronavirus (COVID-19): Marshall County, AL Travel Information

Last updated March 26 at 12:42 p.m. Central Standard Time

Statement from Katy Norton, President of the Marshall County CVB:

"In the midst of the COVID-19 virus facing our communities, Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to work closely with local, regional and state partners to insure we provide our visitors the most accurate information available. Lake Guntersville remains a great destination to get outside and spend time with family. Our 69,000 acre lake offers fishing, boating, and kayaking. Lake Guntersville State Park offers golfing and hiking as well as camping. We encourage you to take a day or even a few days to enjoy each other and your family while also experiencing the great outdoors. Many of our restaurants are offering delicious take-out specials with curbside service. Our hotels are open and remain diligent in providing the safest environment for guests."

Click here for an update on attractions and restaurants. 

From the Alabama Department of Public Health:

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey declares a state of emergency for Alabama March 13.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey declares on-premise food consumption to halt statewide March 19.

Click here to see the amount of confirmed cases in Alabama. Alabama State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said as a prevention effort,  the department is advising people to avoid groups of 10 or more and to practice good hygiene and social distancing. For senior citizens or people with chronic health problems, the ADPH recommends no gatherings of 10 or more other than family. 

Alabama Public Schools, starting Monday, March 16, will have a 3 week break to reduce the risk of the spread of the coronavirus.

If you have questions about if you should get tested or how to go about getting tested please call this hotline: 1-888-264-2256

See up-to-date travel advisories from the CDC here.

 
 

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