Free Masks In Tampa Today

June 27, 2020

By: Staff Report

TAMPA Fla.- Tampa leaders are hoping to combat the spike in COVID-19 cases by giving away free masks. You can pick up your free mask at the Himes Avenue Complex in Tampa from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. 

Florida has seen spikes in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, with the Tampa Bay region becoming a hot spot for these new cases. On Friday,  the Department of Business and Professional Regulation is suspending on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide, as this is supposed to help slow the spread of COVID- 19.

Dr. Fauci spoke during a press briefing on Friday, “The overwhelming majority now of people who are getting infected are young people. Likely the people that you see in the clips and the paper who are out in crowds enjoying themselves. Understandably. No blame there. Understandably. But the thing that you really need to realize that when you do that, you are part of a process. So if you get infected, you will clearly infect someone else who will infect someone else.”

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