March 2020

Orange Beach library offering free HOOPLA virtual library access to patrons during COVID-19 closure

March 31, 2020
HOOPLA virtual library access being offered at Orange Beach Public Library

In order to make as many books and videos as possible available while the Orange Beach Public Library is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the library is pleased to announce that it is providing access to HOOPLA, a virtual library with thousands of titles available to any patron with a valid Orange Beach Library card. 

Beach Express Bridge toll temporarily going cashless as of noon Monday, March 30 due to COVID-19

March 27, 2020
Aerial photo of the Beach Express bridge in Orange Beach

At noon on Monday, March 30, American Roads LLC will temporarily discontinue accepting cash at the Beach Express Bridge toll booths. In going cashless, it will join other toll organizations throughout the U.S. that have stopped accepting cash as a way to limit potential COVID-19 (coronavirus) exposure to customers, staff and partners, i.e. couriers and banks.

City of Orange Beach ready to help individuals most at risk during COVID-19 outbreak

March 24, 2020

Mayor Tony Kennon and the City of Orange Beach stand ready to assist residents who are most at risk during the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. 

The city is organizing police, fire, logistics, and other city staff and volunteers to help senior adults who are homebound, immunocompromised, or are limited due to chronic health problems, such as COPD and cardiovascular disease.