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Mobile County Animal Shelter Remains Closed to the Public Until September 7

Posted on: Aug 30th, 2021 | News and AnnouncementsCOVID-19Press Releases

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. – Mobile County offices and Government Plaza reopen on Aug. 31, but the Mobile County Animal Shelter will remain closed to the public until Sept. 7 due to a subsequent COVID-19 exposure.  

During this extension, personnel will adhere to protocols similar to those implemented during extreme weather events as they continue to maintain operations.   

    • The Mobile County Animal Shelter and Animal Control department will be sanitized.
    • Masks will be worn by any essential employees who perform critical work during this time. 
    • Any employee exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to work.
    • Kennel Operations - Personnel will clean and provide essential care to the animals daily.
    • Administration Operations - Public pet adoptions remain halted during this time. To reclaim pets, call 251-316-1165.
    • Placements - If needed, staff will continue to work remotely with Placement Partner organizations to move animals out of the facility during the closure period.
    • Field Operations - Animal Control Officers are on call to respond to high priorities or emergencies within the unincorporated areas of Mobile County. For emergency Animal Control dispatch during this time, call 251-574-8633.

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