Hillsborough County Commission Extends Local State Of EmergencyThe Hillsborough County Commission voted to extend the county’s state of emergency despite the governor’s executive order.
Governor DeSantis Suspends All COVID-19 Restrictions In FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis signed an emergency order that will do away with all local COVID-19 emergency orders throughout the state.
Ybor Bar COVID-19 Violations Discussed At City Council MeetingTampa City Council members found that a local bar violated Coronavirus restrictions, but decided not to suspend the sale of alcohol there.
President Biden's Air Traveler Mask Mandate Removes Grey Area Of Enforcement At Tampa International AirportEnforcing varying degrees of mask mandates at Tampa International Airport was a struggle until Thursday. President Biden wasted no time in his first full day in office, signing a federal order mandating the use of masks and face coverings for all air travelers. Airport officials hope the singular and clearly defined order will result in smoother operations.
Manatee County To Require Proof Of Residence To Receive COVID-19 VaccineThe Manatee County Department of Health is starting to require proof of residence to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement is expected to be imposed when the next round of COVID-19 vaccines are delivered to Manatee County.
Georgia Governor Kemp Suspends All Local Mask MandatesGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday suspended all local government mask requirement and is “strongly” encouraging all Georgians wear masks instead.
Atlanta Mayor Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Masks In PublicEffective July 8, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order indicating everyone within the City of Atlanta and at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is now required to wear a mask or cloth face covering their nose and mouth, due to the increasing number of COVID-19 infections.
Pinellas Co. Commissioners: "It's Time To Move On"In a heated meeting, the Pinellas County Board of Commissioners are moving on in their response to COVID-19 efforts and looking toward the future in helping residents and businesses.
Gov. DeSantis Causes Confusion In Tampa Bay With Stay-At-Home OrderSome Tampa Bay residents continue to ignore safety guidelines.
Pinellas County Expands On Gov. DeSantis Executive OrderPinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri details how Pinellas County will expand on the Governor's orders.