COVID-19 News

Here you'll find resources, tips, and news about COVID-19 coronavirus. For more information on COVID-19, and any other potential emergency in the county, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. See a complete list of closures.

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TECO, Peoples Gas Donate $1 Million to Help Counter Effects of COVID-19

March 28, 2020
Tampa Electric Company and Peoples Gas are contributing $1 million to help people cope with the...
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Steps to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19 if You're Sick

March 24, 2020
Stay home except to get medical care The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says...
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Main Information Line Set to Pre-Register COVID-19 Symptomatic Residents for Testing

March 24, 2020
Residents experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 Coronavirus are encouraged to call (813)...
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First Community Collection Site Set to Open at Raymond James Stadium

March 25, 2020
To help ensure the health and wellness of our community, Hillsborough County, working with its...
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Don’t Let COVID-19 Take You Off Your Game

March 28, 2020
Looking for fun ways to stay fit at home? We’ve got you covered. Don’t let the threat...
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Urgent Plea Issued for Medical Supplies

March 29, 2020
Hillsborough County is putting out a plea for donations of medical supplies that can be used to...
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Real Time Resource for Residents and Businesses Regarding COVID 19

April 1, 2020
Hillsborough County provides answers to coronavirus questions related to businesses, seniors and...
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Find Business and Employment Help

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 and the many facets of preventing its spread are taking a toll on the economy, and the...
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Financial Help Available for Small Business Owners

March 19, 2020
Owners of small businesses in Hillsborough County hurt by the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus...
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COVID-19 or Coronavirus? Isolation or Quarantine? What Does It All Mean?

March 16, 2020
Coronavirus versus COVID-19 Coronaviruses are a family of viruses common in people and some...
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Meet Jamie and Julia — two nurses helping to fight COVID-19

March 28, 2020
Jamie Yager and Julia James are on the front lines of the battle to subdue COVID-19. The career...
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Visitation Restricted to Nursing Homes

March 16, 2020
The state is taking proactive measures to protect older residents from the COVID-19 coronavirus by...
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13 Things You Can Do Online

March 16, 2020
As the community moves towards preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, residents are...
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COVID-19 Coronavirus Facts and Myths

March 16, 2020
With so much information coming at you about the COVID-19 coronavirus, it can be hard to determine...
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Wash Your Hands and Stop the Spread

March 16, 2020
Hillsborough County, The City of Tampa, the Department of Health, and our public health and safety...
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Hillsborough County Businesses Can Take Online COVID-19 Survey

March 16, 2020
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced the activation of the Business Damage Assessment survey...
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Prepare Your Household for Coronavirus

March 16, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has simple guidelines that can help you...
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COVID-19 and Pet Safety

March 17, 2020
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses common in people and some animals. COVID-19, an abbreviation...
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Be Wary of Hoaxes around COVID-19

March 16, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are warning the...
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Don't Overpay for Coronavirus Supplies

March 16, 2020
Under declared states of emergency, Florida's price gouging law immediately takes effect to...
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Looking for Something to Do? Check Out Your Local Library — Virtually

March 26, 2020
Weary of being home without much happening? Your Hillsborough County library can help. Not the...
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Service Updates for Pet Resources

March 26, 2020
The Pet Resource Center (PRC) will remain open to the public, including for pet adoptions,...