COVID – 19 Information from Limestone County

With the exception of our Senior Centers, and barring any additional State Health Orders, our plan is to open all Limestone County Offices, on Monday, May 11th , to the extent that we can under the State Health Order. 

Limestone County is continuing to maintain a safe environment in all county buildings by frequently disinfecting used items and surfaces.  As always, the safety of our employees and citizens remain our priority.         

Guidelines for entering all county buildings will be the following:

  • Maintain six feet of physical distancing
  • Personal cloth face coverings are encouraged
  • One person per visit, if possible
  • Sanitize hands before entering building
  • Do not enter the building if you are sick

In accordance with the State Health Order, the opening of our offices will not be business as usual.  Please expect new procedures and delays at each building.

Limestone County Department Contact Information:

County Commission:            (256) 233-6400
Community Corrections:      (256) 216-3437
Archives:                                (256) 233-6404
Council on Aging:                  (256) 233-6412
EMA:                                        (256) 232-2631
Information Technology:       (256) 216-3450
Engineering:                           (256) 233-6681
License Commissioner:        (256) 233-6430
Probate Judge:                       (256) 233-6427
Revenue Commissioner:       (256) 233-6433
Sheriff’s Office:                      (256) 232-0111
Board of Registrars:              (256) 233-6405
District 1 Tool Shed:              (256) 233-6420
District 2 Tool Shed:              (256) 232-2964
District 3 Tool Shed:              (256) 233-2085
District 4 Tool Shed:              (256) 233-1721

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  • We are requesting individuals needing a pistol permit apply online at limestonesheriff.com or call (256) 232-0111. Individuals who purchase online will be contacted by a third- party vendor when the permit is ready for pickup.
  • Inmate visitation onsite has been cancelled, but remote visits may be scheduled online at iwebvisit.com
  • Fingerprinting and background checks done for the public have been suspended until further notice.
  • Programs and clergy services for inmates have been cancelled until further notice.

We encourage you to utilize as much as possible, county services available online.

Joseph Cannon, Limestone County License Commissioner: www.limestonelicense.com
Brian Patterson, Limestone County Revenue Commissioner: www.limestonerevenue.net

As significant changes take place, Limestone County will notify our citizens through the media, our social media platforms, and our website www.limestonecounty-al.gov.

The Commission continues to work closely with national and state agencies to receive up-to-date information regarding COVID-19.

“The health and safety of our citizens and employees will always be our main concern,” said Chairman Collin Daly.    

 

 

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In an effort to provide timely and accurate information regarding COVID-19, the Limestone County Commission will continue to update this section as information is received.

Information from President Donald J. Trump

March 13, 2020 – Proclamation Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Oubreak

Information from Governor Kay Ivey

March 13, 2020 – Governor Ivey Releases Statement on Alabama’s First Confirmed Coronavirus Case
March 13, 2020 – State of Alabama – State of Emergency Proclamation
March 18, 2020 – Supplemental COVID-19 State of Emergency Proclamation
March 23, 2020 – Supplemental COVID-19 State of Emergency Extending State Income Tax Filing Due Date From April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020
March 26, 2020 – Supplemental COVID-19 State of Emergency Proclamation Addressing Alternative Methods of Instruction for the 2019-2020 School Year, etc.

Limestone County Commission 

Limestone County Pandemic Standard Operating Guide
March 13, 2020 – Limestone County Commission Provides Additional Update on COVID-19
March 15, 2020 – Limestone County Commission Closes Senior Centers to Public Continues Meals on Wheels Program
March 16, 2020 – Proclamation of Existence of a Local Emergency, Limestone County Commission
March 19, 2020 – County Offices to Close to Public

On March 16, 2020, the Limestone County Commission adopted the  March 16, 2020 – Resolution of Limestone County Commission to move all future scheduled work sessions hereafter to be held on the Monday of the regularly scheduled Commission meetings, or Tuesday or other such day in the event of a holiday or other scheduling conflict that also moves the regularly scheduled Commission meeting, starting with the Work Session to now be held on Monday, April 06, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at the Clinton Street Courthouse Annex, 100 S. Clinton Street, Athens, Alabama.  Any entity or person wishing to have a matter placed on the Commission agenda at a work session for action either at the work session or at the regularly scheduled meeting, shall provide written notice to the Commission and a request to be placed upon the work session agenda by 4:30 p.m. on the Thursday immediately prior to the work session the entity or person desires to be placed on said agenda.

The Work Session and Commission Meeting of the Limestone County Commission scheduled for April 20, 2020, will be livestreamed at www.limestonecounty-al.gov. To be consistent with Governor Kay Ivey’s March 18th Order, only the items necessary to perform essential minimum functions of the governmental body will be addressed. Residents are encouraged to call the Commission Office, prior to the close of business on Friday, April 17, 2020, at 256-233-6400 with any questions or concerns to be addressed during the public comment portion of either of these meetings.

 

Limestone County Emergency Management
Limestone County Emergency Management Website

Limestone County Coronavirus Task Force Briefings
March 26, 2020, Limestone County Coronavirus Task Force Briefing
April 6, 2020 – Limestone County Coronavirus Task Force Briefing
April 24, 2020 – Limestone County Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

State of Alabama Department of Revenue
March 16, 2020 – Order of the Commissioner of Revenue
April 1, 2020 – Order of the Commissioner of Revenue
May 4, 2020 – Order of the Commissioner of Revenue
June 9, 2020 – Order of the Commissioner of Revenue
July 9, 2020 – Order of the Commissioner of Revenue

Alabama Public Health
Alabama Public Health Website
Alabama’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard
March 16, 2020 – State of Alabama Emergency Order of the State Health Officer Relating to Emergency Medical Services
March 19, 2020 – Order of the State Public Suspending Certain Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
March 20, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
March 27, 2020 – Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
April 3, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
April 28, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
May 8, 2020 – Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
May 21, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
June 30, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
July 15, 2020 – Amended Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19
July 15, 2020 – “Safer at Home” Mask Requirement Frequently Asked Questions

July 29, 2020 – Amended Safer at Home Order of the State Health Officer Suspending Certain Public Gatherings Due to Risk of Infection by COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Website
CDC – What you need to know about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
CDC – What to do if you are sick with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Fact Sheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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