Events cancelled, public spaces closed due to COVID-19 concerns

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Public events continue to be cancelled across Baldwin County and the Gulf Coast over concerns of spreading the COVID-19 virus.

 

Officials have asked that families continue to avoid large crowds and wash their hands thoroughly, including between the fingers.

 

Here is the list of cancellations as they are announced. We will continue to update this list as more announcements are made:

 

Cancelled:

Infirmary Health Spring Fever Chase

State Archery Championship

Impact 100 Baldwin County Grant Workshop 

Fairhope Arts & Crafts Festival

27th Annual Festival of Flowers, Providence Hospital

The Summer Camp Expo, Exploreum

Remainder of Winter Guard International 2020 season, may impact local students

Alabama State Band assessments

All Baldwin County School in-state and out-of-state school sponsored travel through the end of spring break. This includes all field trips, academic and extra-curricular activities. Athletic events are at the discretion of the school athletic directors, coaches and state athletic association.

Five Flags Speedway ARCA Menards Series race, Pensacola

NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship, Gulf Shores

Mobile County Boy Scouts of America Baldwin County District Camporee 

University of South Alabama - all classes and events cancelled until April 19

2020 Mobile Literary Festival

Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles, parole hearings for March 17 - 19

All Cirque Du Soleil performances, Louisiana

Rangers Youth Soccer (Daphne) no games or practices until further notice

Fairhope Youth Soccer no games or practices until further notice

Elberta German Sausage Festival

Perdido Soccer Shootout Boys Weekend

The Jubilee Jam Tournamnet

Optional State/Xcel Gymnastics Meet

Barefoot Believers Kid’s Camp March 16-18

Gulf Area Resort Ministries Pancake breakfast March 16

The Lillian United Methodist Men 2020 "Best of the Class" Car Show

Magnolia Springs town committee meetings

Until further notice, all Foley Public Library events, including ones scheduled for the Library Meeting Room and the Foley Civic Center, have been cancelled. Keep watch on the Foley Public Library website and Facebook page for rescheduling dates for select events: http://www.foleylibrary.org.

Recreational Youth Sports Leagues

Foley city council created boards meetings

Census Day in the Park

Forward City Con

Early April Historic Foley Walking Tours

Live Music on the Lawn at Swift-Coles Historic Home

South Baldwin Chamber Golf Classic

2020 Art in the Park

Summerdale's State of the Town Address

 

Closed

James P. Nix Center, Fairhope (2 weeks)

Fairhope Museum of History (2 weeks)

Fairhope Recreation Center (projected to re-open Tuesday)

Graham Creek Nature Preserve Interpretive Center

Foley Kids Park

Magnolia Springs Town Hall (operating via phone (251-965-9888) and email (clerkms@gulftel.com)

Magnolia Springs Public Library beginning Tuesday, March 17 at 4 p.m. (WiFi avaliable through parking lot)

Swift-Coles Historic Home in Bon Secour

 Elberta Police Department's Office's are closed to the public. All PD business will be conducted outside of the building. Reports and Admin questions: 251-986-5300. Non-Emergencies: 251-947-4010.

The Park at OWA

Legends in Concert at OWA

Summerdale Public Library

Foley Community Development Department

 

Rescheduled:

 

Stockton Sawmill Days – Rescheduled for Nov. 7

Daphne High School prom - New date to be announced

Savvy Moms Consignment Sale (Daphne) - New date to be announced

Foley Woman's Club's Mad Hatters' Event - Rescheduled for May 6

Spring Fling Volleyball Tournament - Rescheduled for April 25 - 26

South Baldwin Chamber Job Fair 2020 - TBA

 

Limited visitors:

 

Infirmary Health : As of Friday, March 13 Infirmary Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions:

-          Visitors who have flu-like symptoms or traveled outside the U.S. to areas where COVID-19 is active cannot enter Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.

-          Visitors may only enter through the Main Entrance or Atrium

-          Two visitors per patient at a time. If patient is in isolation, only one visitor and they will be required to wear protective equipment.

 

Wiliam F. Green Veterans Home, Bay Minette: The VA has banned all visitors but will make exceptions  for patients who are approaching the end of his or her life.