PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Pinellas County has extended its State of Local Emergency for COVID-19 through March 26. The extension was issued Wednesday by County Administrator Barry A. Burton by delegated authority from the Board of County Commissioners.
It keeps in effect a County ordinance requiring face coverings within public places, and restaurants and bars to serve only patrons who are seated.
County and 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.