Blowing In The Wind: More Saharan DustAnother round of Saharan dust is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico later this week. The haze will blanket the Caribbean and Southern states once again, bringing poor air quality as well as the potential for remarkable sunrises and sunsets.
Georgia DPH Warns: Potential Health Problems Due To Saharan Dust CloudGeorgia Department of Public Health warned this weekend about potential health problems related to the Saharan dust cloud over the Southeast.
Hillsborough Cty. Mask Mandate Results In More Threatening/Racist EmailsHillsborough County's Emergency Policy Group met on Thursday for the first time since approving a controversial mandate to wear a mask. The racially-charged reaction to the mandate became the hot topic of meeting.
Tampa Bay Area Lawyer Discusses Newly Mandated Face CoveringsFor the nearly 3 million people living in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, getting used to face masks in a day or two won’t come easily. But now that it’s a requirement with enforcement intact, there isn’t much room for error either.
Sheriff Gualtieri On Mandatory Face Coverings: 'It has a lot of reasonable exceptions. Just do the right thing with it.'Pinellas County Commission passes emergency ordinance requiring face coverings and other safety measures for citizens. There are, however, some exceptions to the new rules.
Face Masks Required In Tampa Effective Friday, June 19 At 5pmChildren under 2 will be exempt. The city will provide masks to whoever needs one. The order will be enforced in the last resort with a civil citation.
Clearwater Business Owner Donating Thousands Of Face Masks To Local ElderlyHe is accepting donation requests from Bay Area long-term care facilities through the Sio Green website.
United Airlines Now Requires Flight Attendants To Wear Face CoveringsUnited Airlines travelers will notice the company now requires their flight attendants to wear face coverings in response to social distancing guidelines.