DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Beginning on Friday, October 14, masks will be required for all patients, visitors, and staff at Southeast Health.

The community transmission level has risen back into the high category for Houston County.

In accordance with the policy and guidance from the CDC, face masks will be required to enter the facilities as long as the county remains in the high category.

The transmission level is reported every Friday by the Alabama Department of Public Health. There is no change to the visitor policy.

For additional questions or information, please visit to review the visitor policy.