COVID-19 Industry Update

May 4, 2021

Following Governor DeSantis’ executive order, 21-102, Pinellas County announces the following updates effective immediately:

- COVID-19 ordinance requiring face coverings and certain safety protocols at businesses is rescinded. Businesses may remove signage previously required to be displayed at establishments.

- The order requiring safety plans requirement for large events is also rescinded.

- May 11 Board of County Commissioners meeting will no longer include State of Local Emergency and public hearing on the ordinance requiring face coverings.

Private businesses and organizations in Pinellas may still require face coverings and/or any other safety protocols at their discretion.

As we conclude this phase of COVID-19 response, we thank you for your collaboration and above-and- beyond efforts throughout the pandemic to keep your patrons and our county residents and visitors safe.


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