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“COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on our Healthcare System” addresses facts and myths. WHAT: Dr. Charles J. Lockwood, MD (Sr. VP of USF Health & Dean of Morsani College of Medicine) will join Dr. Ahn-Kay Pizano, PhD. (USF Director of MD Admissions)…
Updated: 02/25/2021 - 12:47 pm
“We have worked with Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, EventFest and other community stakeholders to try and determine a safe way to host up to a half of a million scallywags along the Gasparilla invasion and parade routes. Alas, there was no secret…
Updated: 02/16/2021 - 03:21 pm
Around 250 health heroes at Tampa General Hospital are receiving a warm meal from the Columbia Restaurant Group this week as part of a joint Super Bowl bet between Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas.  Per Super Bowl…
Updated: 02/15/2021 - 04:56 pm
The City of Tampa has enlisted the help of local WWE Super Star and community advocate, Titus O’Neil, to stress the importance of wearing a mask.  In a series of video PSA’s Titus confronts individuals spotted not wearing masks, reminding them to…
Updated: 02/03/2021 - 10:14 am
The City of Tampa will ring the clock tower bells at Old City Hall and light up Old City Hall and downtown bridges red, white, and blue as part of a national moment of unity to memorialize the lives lost to COVID-19 in cities and towns across the…
Updated: 01/19/2021 - 05:31 pm
Mayor Castor is proud to announce her support for the Safe & Sound initiative founded by local small business owners who are committed to operating their businesses safely by following CDC guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Safe &…
Updated: 12/23/2020 - 12:42 pm
To support COVID-19 safety within the local business community, the City of Tampa will distribute face coverings to businesses starting today, December 17, through Sunday, December 20 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Barksdale Active Older Adult Center…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:50 am
City of Tampa Mayor Jane Castor will be joined by City of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Chair Pat Kemp, Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners Chair Pat Gerard and City of Clearwater…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:07 am
As the state of Florida surpasses 20,000 deaths, the City of Tampa will ring the bell of Old City Hall 20 times at sundown on Wednesday (around 5:37 p.m.), December 16th and will light up the City of Tampa blue in support of frontline workers and to…
Updated: 12/15/2020 - 04:37 pm
Tampa, Florida (December 8, 2020)—In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today. Dr. Edwin Michael will give a weekly update of where we are on the ‘Road to Recovery’ at…
Updated: 12/09/2020 - 01:16 pm
The City of Tampa has partnered with local advertising agency, ChappellRoberts, to launch a new “Choose Your Mask” COVID-19 safety awareness campaign. The campaign was designed in a “choose your own adventure style” with a series of graphics that…
Updated: 12/08/2020 - 11:04 am
The City of Tampa has partnered with local advertising agency, ChappellRoberts, to launch a new “Choose Your Mask” COVID-19 safety awareness campaign. The campaign was designed in a “choose your own adventure style” with a series of graphics that…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 02:56 pm
As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across our state and community, the City of Tampa is taking additional measures to remind the public to practice COVID-19 safety. Variable Message Boards have been activated on major roadways across the City,…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 08:10 am
In an effort to further prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Tampa will again distribute 355,000 FREE face coverings at four Parks & Recreation locations. Residents can pick up 2 face coverings per person; no ID is required.From Thursday…
Updated: 12/02/2020 - 11:27 am
In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today to discuss recent COVID rates.WHO: Mayor Jane Castor and Charles Lockwood, MD, Dean of the USF Health Morsani College of…
Updated: 11/04/2020 - 08:07 am
For the continued support of local business recovery and emphasis on the health benefits of outdoor activity, the City of Tampa has again extended its Lift Up Local Economic Recovery Plan program to now continue throughout the duration of the City…
Updated: 10/29/2020 - 11:56 am
As Halloween fast approaches, the City of Tampa is sharing some COVID-19 safety tips to support fun and safe festivities.  Families that are planning to participate in neighborhood trick-or-treating this year, are reminded to practice COVID-19…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:12 am
Starting Monday, September 14, the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department will reopen the following:Athletic fields: all organized field use is coordinated through our Athletics Office and can be reached by emailing [email protected] …
Updated: 09/11/2020 - 10:51 am
The verdict is in! Mayor Jane Castor and her partner, Ana Cruz, have selected the winners of the #FaceTheFactsTPA fashion competition.The PSA competition challenged the community to show how they embrace face coverings as an “essential, yet…
Updated: 07/22/2020 - 09:38 am
In an effort to practice safe social-distancing we will be holding a media availability via Facebook Live at 4:30 pm today. WHO: Mayor Jane Castor and Maryann Ferenc,WHAT: Facebook Live Update on small business and COVID - 19.WHERE: www.facebook.com…
Updated: 07/15/2020 - 09:19 am