Local Businesses Debate Whether Or Not To Require Masks AgainThe Pinellas County Health Department says the COVID-19 positivity rate is up to 14% right now!
CDC Recommends Everyone Wear A Mask In Public PlacesOfficials announced Tuesday afternoon that people who are both vaccinated and unvaccinated need to start wearing masks in public indoor settings again.
Hillsborough County School District Discusses Masks For Next School YearTuesday night, the Hillsborough County School Board held a meeting discussing the district’s mask requirement for next school year.
Tampa Bay School Districts Respond To Governor DeSantis' Executive OrderOn Tuesday, school districts in the area made announcements about whether students will be required to wear masks through the rest of the 2020-'21 school year.
Tampa Bay Doctors React To New CDC GuidelinesThe CDC announced Tuesday that people who are vaccinated are now allowed to participate in most outdoor activities without masks.
Pasco County School District Requires Masks Through Rest Of School YearThe superintendent says he made a mistake when he claimed that the district’s ability to require masks depended on the state's executive order.
Tampa Mayor Suggests People Wear Masks During Super Bowl CelebrationsTampa Mayor, Jane Castor, says she wants the city to celebrate such a big win, but police teams will be out over the next week making sure people are socials distancing and wearing masks.
Doctors and Tampa Police Urge People To Wear Masks During Super BowlLocal law enforcement and doctors are giving a final warning about taking COVID-19 precautions over the weekend, including wearing masks and avoiding large gatherings.
Super Bowl LV To Be Played Feb. 7 To 20 Percent Capacity Crowd, Masks RequiredSuper Bowl LV in Tampa will be at 20 percent seating capacity according to a Twitter post by Adam Schefter.
Georgia Second Grader Tests Positive For CoronavirusA Canton second grader tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the first day of school, the school district told CNN.
ATL Mayor Discusses COVID-19, Gov. Kemp Lawsuit And Biden CampaignMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gave an update on a lawsuit Governor Brian Kemp filed against her and members of City Council during an online COVID-19 update on July 23, 2020.
Hillsborough County EPG: Emergency Officials Extend Face Coverings OrderWith community transmission of COVID-19 coronavirus widespread in Hillsborough County, a majority of the members of the Emergency Policy Group today voted to extend their face coverings executive order for at least another seven days.
Florida Officials Won't Prosecute People For Not Wearing MasksAt least two Florida counties are under curfew Saturday to fight the spread of coronavirus, just hours after the governor said officials won't punish residents for not wearing face masks.
Georgia Sets Another Coronavirus Record While Mayor And Governor Battle Over Mask MandateKemp and Bottoms have since been clashing on coronavirus guidelines, after Kemp sued the mayor over a mask mandate she ordered for the city. Kemp previously issued an executive order nullifying local mask requirements.
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.