Impactful information that could affect your travel plans can be found HERE!
Tampa Bay has always been a place of connection. At our core, we’re about bringing people together, making them feel vibrant and alive. Out of darkness comes light—our powerful Florida sunshine that helps make this one of the best destinations in the world. But right now, we’re asking everyone to come together by staying apart.
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WHAT WE ARE DOING AS A COMPANY
WHAT WE KNOW RIGHT NOW
- Helpful Q&As from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including whether someone should cancel a trip (the answer is no)
- Information for Travel from the CDC
- Tampa International Airport’s update on increased cleaning and sanitation efforts.
- COVID-19 Guidance for Travelers
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING
- Beaches: open Monday, May 4th. Social distancing strictly enforced. Each city will decide on their parking availability.
- Vacation rentals are OPEN
- PER GOVERNOR: (Executive Order will follow): Effective Monday, May 4th
Restaurants & retail stores will be allowed to reopen at 25% capacity inside and Outdoor dining (6ft distance Chair to chair); you CITY is being lenient on the ability to create outdoor seating spaces. NO BAR SEATING at all; no congregating. You can order your drink and wait for your seat. **Be smart; be safe; use best judgment in your execution.
- Major theme parks are closed, as are Florida attractions.
- Florida’s visitor centers are closed.
- All persons traveling to Florida from New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut are required to self-isolate or quarantine for 14 days upon entry to the state or for the duration of their presence in the state, whichever is shorter. Click here for more information.
- Roadside checkpoints are set up on interstates to check for potential COVID-19 cases coming into Florida. Anyone traveling into Florida from Louisiana and other areas with substantial community spread of the virus will be subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The checkpoints do not apply to commercial drivers or health workers. Click here for more information.
- Florida’s Turnpike is collecting tolls electronically only. When you come to a toll plaza, please drive through – do not stop. If you don’t have a SunPass or interoperable transponder, you’ll be billed through TOLL-BY-PLATE. For more information, check here.
Board of County Commissioners have accepted the Governor Executive Order allowing businesses of retail storefront to open MAY 4th with 25% capacity and STRICT CDC guidelines and distancing.
There will be a list of businesses that will NOT be allowed to open which were specifically listed in the Governors order. This list will be updated and added to
http://www.pinellascounty.org/ (such as Salons, Gyms, Fitness, etc…)
DINING ESTABLISHMENTS Monday, May 4th:
25% capacity inside; outdoor dining adhere to STRICT CDC guidelines and 6ft apart (tables/chairs); groups of 10 or less. GUIDELINES for HOTEL and DINING to open attached.
- 250 Deputies will be present 8:00 am – 9:00 pm in addition to normal operational deputies; effective Monday, May 4th
- ALL beach access points will be staffed by deputies; foot patrol and ATV patrol
- Treasure Island and Indian Shores will participate
- Causeways and traffic lights will be patrolled by deputies for traffic flow and residential access and orderly flow
- No side street parking
HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF WHILE FLYING
STEPS TO TAKE
They are giving out free coffee to anyone who identifies as a front-line responder. The free coffee must be a tall hot or iced brewed coffee.
Krispy Kreme are giving healthcare workers free dozens of its original glazed doughnuts at drive-thrus, provided they show their employee badge.
Any healthcare worker or first responder (including police officers and firefighters) can contact their local Tropical Smoothie Café about this offer and the café with deliver free smoothies for their team.
Sling TV is offering free access to select on-demand movies, television shows, and ABC News Live.
Uber Eats is waiving delivery fees for all orders from independently owned restaurants through the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage for new customers with college IDs.
Scholastic is offering free, daily online courses on its recently launched “Learn at Home” website for students from pre-K to grades 6 and higher.
Dollar General stores are offering a discount for medical personnel, first responders, and National Guardsmen. Qualifying individuals can present their badge or I.D. to get a 10% discount off their purchase.