TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Tuscaloosa has joined the short list of Alabama cities requiring face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
City council members unanimously approved a mask requirement during a meeting Tuesday. The rule is expected to last about a month, and violators could face a $25 fine.
The Mobile City Council is set to vote on a mask law on Wednesday, but Decatur leaders delayed voting on a similar rule. Birmingham, Montgomery and Jefferson County already have mask ordinances because of the pandemic.
Gov. Kay Ivey has declined to enact a statewide rule, saying it couldn't be enforced.