July 29, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Recommendations & Requirements

There are a lot of questions about testing, and when an individual can go back to work. Is another test needed? Here is the latest guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
July 29, 2020

Gov. Ivey: Statewide masking to stay in place through Aug. 31

The amended Safer at Home Order requires individuals to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people. This amended order extends until August 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
July 28, 2020

Save Space Camp: Space Camp, U.S. Space & Rocket Center Launch Campaign

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center and its internationally beloved Space Camp are in jeopardy of closure due to devastating economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In an effort to remain open for future generations of visitors and campers, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Space Camp are launching a “Save Space Camp” campaign.
July 27, 2020

Childcare Survey: Now available in English & Spanish

We've created this survey to gather basic information to help inform a community response for students who will potentially be unsupervised when school resumes this fall. There are English and Spanish versions included. The deadline is Monday, Aug. 3.
July 24, 2020

Safer at Home Requirements: Restaurants and Bars

The Alabama Dept. of Public health has released this new information for restaurants and bars. Failure to comply may result in emergency closure or suspension or revocation of the establishment's permit.
July 24, 2020

The Alabama Department of Public Health: Guidelines for Restaurants and Bars

The Alabama Dept. of Public Health has asked us to share these practices, which are strongly recommended for restaurants, bars and similar establishments.
July 24, 2020

FAQ for Businesses About COVID-19

How long should your employees stay out if they test positive? Should they also stay home if they have a sick family member? What should you do to clean your workplace? As more people test positive for COVID-19 in our community, more questions are pouring in. The Alabama Dept. of Public Health has released this FAQ to help.
July 24, 2020

July 24, 2020

July 23, 2020

Go Rocket City! Video 7

Go Rocket City! Video 7 from Huntsville, Alabama: ASmartPlace on Vimeo. Welcome to video 7 of the Go Rocket City! […]
July 22, 2020

Web Call (July 22): Dr. Ed Nichols, Superintendent of Madison City Schools

The return to school, and today's announcement that our three public school systems will start the first nine weeks in remote learning was our weekly topic.
July 22, 2020

Washington Update: Senator Jones presents virtual update to Chamber members

Senator Doug Jones joined us at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber on July 8 to present his 2020 Washington Update.
July 22, 2020

Teleworking, childcare remain at the forefront as schools start year with remote learning

(HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – July 22, 2020) – On Wednesday, Huntsville City Schools, Madison County Schools, and Madison City Schools made […]
July 20, 2020

Face coverings: Where to buy masks, or how to make them

If you haven’t secured masks for yourself, your family, or employees, these are now required by the State of Alabama when you’re in public. They will soon be required in school, too.
July 17, 2020

Huntsville among Top Mid-Size Cities for New Location or Expansion Projects

July 17, 2020

July 19, 2020

July 16, 2020

Go Rocket City! Video 6

Go Rocket City! – Video 6 from Huntsville, Alabama: ASmartPlace on Vimeo. Welcome to video 6 of the Go Rocket […]
July 16, 2020

Web Call (July 15): Small Businesses discuss protection measures

On our call, Pammie Jimmar, our VP of Small Business and Events hosted several people to talk about what restaurants, […]
July 16, 2020

Media Recognition (PDF)

July 15, 2020

Alabama to require masks statewide as of July 16

This new order takes effect on Thursday, July 16 at 5 p.m. It will remain in place through the end of the month.
July 14, 2020

Social Justice Initiatives/Resources (Huntsville-Madison County)

This information accompanies an article coming soon in our August issue of Initiatives magazine.  These are local community resources that may help in your conversations about diversity and inclusion in your workplace or group.