Hillsborough Closes Summer Camp at Roy Haynes Park Over COVID-19 Concerns

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update No. 165

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 2, 2020) - Hillsborough County is temporarily suspending the summer camp program at Roy Haynes Park after two camp employees tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus.

The program at Roy Haynes Park, 1902 S. Village Park in Tampa, had a capacity of 45 campers. Parents have been notified of the closure and advised that any child who has been or begins to exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus stay at home, and the parent should contact a health care provider immediately.

Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation plans to reopen the summer camp on July 10 after an intensive cleaning of the recreation center.

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