The City of Semmes wishes to communicate the following information regarding the Pandemic outbreak associated with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus):
- After close of business on Tuesday, March 17, the Semmes Senior Center will be closed until April 6, unless communicated otherwise.
- The Semmes Splash Pad, which was scheduled to open for spring break next week, will now be closed until Memorial Day.
- Semmes Municipal Court has canceled court for Thursday, March 20 and will resume on April 16. The City Magistrate will be available on a case-by-case basis. Please call City Hall if you have any questions (251) 649-8811.
- Semmes City Hall will remain open and conduct normal business in the front lobby.
- The Mobile County Sheriffs Office remains fully staffed and will respond to calls for service.
- Semmes Fire and Rescue will remain fully staffed and respond to all fires and emergency medical calls. Medical calls will be screened through 911 for flu like symptoms and crews will be dispatched and notified to stage until Mobile County EMS arrives.
- Semmes Public Works Permitting Office will remain open until further notice.
- All Semmes City owned outdoor parks will remain open until further notice. Additional cleaning to park equipment will be done daily to help with the spread of germs.
- At this time, the Mobile County Library (Semmes Branch) will remain open unless communicated otherwise.
- All Mobile County Schools in the Semmes area will be closed at the end of the day March 18 and will resume on April 6 unless extended by the Mobile County School Board.
- All upcoming City of Semmes Events have been canceled at this time.
- Semmes Work Session and Council Meeting will take place as planned.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending people do not attend any gathering of 10 people or more to help halt the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please wash your hands several times a day with warm soapy water and use hand sanitizer with an alcohol base of between 60% – 100%. If you start having symptoms that are flu-like, stay home and consult a physician. The Centers for Disease Control’s website is https://www.cdc.gov. Please visit the CDC’s website if you would like additional information.
Semmes is a wonderful community. I fully understand that this will be a challenging time for our City. I know that we will all work together to get through this and continue to move our City forward. Please feel free to contact me or any of our Council Members if we can be of any other assistance.