Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth and the Small Business Emergency Task Force have submitted recommendations to Governor Kay Ivey and state health officer Dr. Scott Harris on getting businesses in Alabama back open.

This committee has requested some businesses such as retail, restaurants, close contact services and childcare open immediately under strict guidelines.

Other businesses such as health services, entertainment venues, gym facilities and beaches have been recommended to open by May 1, with strict guidelines to follow.

To see the full recommendations for business, click here. Please note this is just a draft as it has already been announced additions will be made.

These guidelines are just recommendations and have not been approved by Governor Ivey.