Bay Minette

The City of Bay Minette is closing public buildings effective immediately.

This includes Bay Minette City Hall, Bay Minette Public Library, Bay Minette Area Senior Center, Bay Minette Recreation Department, Strike City Lanes, Carol Hodgson Arena, Holly Hills Municipal Golf Course, Bay Minette Municipal Court, and Magistrate, Bay Minette Public Parks restrooms, Bay Minette Police and Bay Minette Fire departments.

We’re told city services will continue as normal until further notice.

For the latest information, click here.


Daphne Mayor Dane Haygood has declared a state of emergency for his city.

The City of Daphne announcing the Daphne Public Library will be closed to the public beginning Thursday, March 19, but will continue to provide limited services from afar.

The city also announcing all athletic league play has been suspended until further notice, with tournaments being canceled through April 21.

We’re told city parks will remain open.

Daphne is closing their senior fitness center, effective Thursday, March 19, as well as suspending dine-in services for SAIL site and transitioning to curbside service.

For the latest updates, click here.


The City of Fairhope has joined several other cities in Baldwin County, declaring a State of Emergency.

According to the city website, all public buildings are closed to the public effective immediately.

The city has also canceled all municipal court sessions through May 5.

As we’ve previously reported, this year's Arts and Crafts Festival has been canceled, along with the Easter Bunny visit to the Welcome Center, and the City of Fairhope Volunteer Dinner, which has been postponed until further notice.

The city has also postponed the start of its farmer’s market.

City parks will remain open to individuals not in organized groups.

For the latest updates, click here.


Any group events with 50 or more people have also been canceled.

Graham Creek Nature Preserve Interpretive Center will be closed until further notice, with youth sports leagues and city council created boards not meeting until further notice.

The city has also closed the Foley Kids Park, Foley Public Library, Senior Center, Welcome Center, Railroad Museum, Model Train Exhibit, and Holmes Medical Museum.

For the latest updates, click here

Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores public beaches, pavilions and outdoor recreation areas remain open.

Effective Wednesday, March 18, the following city facilities will be closed to public access until Monday, April 6: Activity Center, City Store, Cultural Center, David L. Bodenhamer Recreation Center, Erie H. Meyer Civic Center, George C. Meyer Tennis Center, Gulf Shores Library and Gulf Shores Museum. All Gulf Shores city offices will be restricted to limited public access until Monday, April 6. Any person or business needing to apply for a Business License, Building Permit, submit plans for Planning and Zoning review, or conduct other city business should do so online by visiting

Anyone needing assistance not accessible online must contact the appropriate department by phone instead of visiting in person. A directory of department phone numbers is provided on the City website at All recreation programs, including youth sports, are suspended until Monday, April 6. All city-sponsored events are canceled until Monday, April 6, including the Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival and 5K run. The Public Involvement Meeting for the Waterway Village Multi-Modal Access Project scheduled for Thursday, March 19, has been postponed until further notice. The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for March 25 has been postponed until further notice. All Gulf Shores Municipal Court hearings scheduled between March 13 and April 16 will be rescheduled on a case by case basis for future dates. All cases that only require payment can pay online at, or call 251.237.8711 to make a payment by phone. For assistance or additional questions please call 251.968.6780.

Orange Beach

The City of Orange Beach still open for business but is encouraging people to handle as much business as possible via phone or online.

The city says it has increased sanitation and cleaning in all public buildings.

The Orange Beach Finance Department lobby has been closed to the public until further notice, but are still operating their drive-thru as normal.

The city also asking any seniors that are homebound or in poor health to contact City Hall for any assistance.

As of now, the city announcing all businesses and beaches are operating as normal, but they are encouraging people to take every precaution possible and keep health their main priority.

For more updates, click here.

Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Tourism are also maintaining an informational page for those planning on visiting the area in the coming weeks. You can find that page here.

Spanish Fort

The City of Spanish Fort announcing they are closing their senior center until further notice in response to the virus.

All Spanish Fort youth league athletic events will also be postponed until further notice, effective Wednesday, March 18.

We’re told at this time City Hall will remain open during normal business hours.

For more information, click here.

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