What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Pinellas County

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Call the County Information Center at (727) 464-4333, Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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County passes ordinance on face coverings

On June 23, 2020, the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners passed an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in most indoor public places. The county is distributing a limited number of face masks to residents who need them.
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Individual and Families Pinellas CARES Financial Assistance

Pinellas County has broadened eligibility for individuals and families who need help with overdue rent, mortgage or utility bills through the Pinellas CARES Financial Assistance program.

Text COVIDCARES to 898211 or visit our
Pinellas CARES Financial Assistance page for more details.

The Board of County Commissioners has approved additional funding to develop new business assistance programs. Details and the application launch date will be announced soon.

For more information, visit to the Pinellas CARES Local Business page.

Confirmed Cases

17,358

in Pinellas County

Total Tested

168,246

in Pinellas County

Total Hospitalizations

1,619

in Pinellas County
Last updated August 07 – 10:43 AM
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Thanks for wearing masks to keep each other safe. Please be sure to dispose of masks and other trash properly – in the trash can. Remember, items such as gloves, masks and disinfecting wipes should be placed in the garbage, not your recycling bin. #SWPinellas #COVID19

While you're out and about, remember to wear a face covering when you go indoors to help protect your community. Let's beat #COVID19 together. #WearYourMaskFL #PinellasStrong #PinellasMC

Recovered from #COVID19? You have a unique and important opportunity to help others who are currently fighting coronavirus by becoming a convalescent plasma donor. Donations are urgently needed and could save lives.

Register now: Text CCP to 63928 or visit oneblood.org and click the link for "Convalescent Plasma Information."

COVID-19 testing sites are available around the county. Find testing sites near you and more info at https://covid19.pinellascounty.org/testing/ #COVID19 #Testing (Photo courtesy of Bay Care)

Heading to the beach this #4thOfJuly weekend?😎 Here are a few tips for soaking up some sunshine while staying safe from #COVID19:

1) Limit your group size.

2) Stay with who you came with.

3) Maintain a safe physical distance (6 feet) from anyone you don’t live with.

#4thOfJuly may look a little different this year, but we can still celebrate with loved ones safely. Hosting a backyard BBQ? You can minimize the risk of exposure to #COVID19 with a few simple steps:

1) Limit the number of guests to maintain social distancing. Keep six feet from anyone you don’t live with. 👨‍👩‍👦

2) Keep the party outside. Ask guests to wear a mask if they must go inside. 😷

3) Avoid shared utensils, dishes and snack bowls. Consider having one person responsible for plating and serving food. 🍽️

4) Make hand sanitizer available to guests. ✋