Pinellas County has extended its State of Local Emergency for COVID-19 through Jan. 29. The extension was issued by County Administrator Barry A. Burton by delegated authority from the Board of County Commissioners.
The extension keeps in effect a County ordinance requiring face coverings within public places and restaurants and bars to serve only patrons who are seated.
Public health officials continue to closely monitor the 7-day rolling averages for new COVID-19 cases, percentage of positive tests, hospitalizations and hospital bed capacity.
For comprehensive information about COVID-19 in Pinellas County, including testing locations and vaccination information, visit https://covid19.pinellascounty.org/.