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News COVID-19, News General, News Parks and Recreation

With continuing cases rates decreasing and the increased capability of private pharmacies, healthcare providers and home testing kits available to now meet the demand for COVID-19 testing, the City…

News COVID-19, News General

Those who need a COVID-19 test can visit the public testing sites at Al Lopez Park or the West Tampa Community Resource Center. No appointment is needed.  More information: tampa.gov/COVID-19

News COVID-19, News Emergency Management, News General, News Mayor Office

The City of Tampa, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health, will reopen the COVID-19 testing site at Al Lopez Park in West Tampa due to the increasing demand for tests.  The Al Lopez…

News COVID-19, News General, News Housing and Community Development, News Mayor Office

Catholic Charities officially opens permanent “Tampa Hope” on Monday  Catholic Charities, in partnership with the City of Tampa, is opening a new homeless resource program called Tampa Hope, …

News COVID-19, News Emergency Management, News General, News Parks and Recreation

In an effort to effectively serve more residents and increase local vaccination rates, the City of Tampa has expanded the operational hours of the Lee Davis Community Center COVID-19 Vaccination site…

News COVID-19, News Housing and Community Development

Now through December 2021, City of Tampa and Hillsborough County staff will be available to provide residents with one-on-one application assistance for critical rental and utilities relief. City of …

News COVID-19, News General

Due to high demand for COVID-19 testing, the City of Tampa has opened an additional drive thru testing site at Al Barnes Park. Both PCR and Rapid Antigen tests are available. No …

News COVID-19, News General

In an effort to make it more convenient for parents to get their eligible children vaccinated, the City of Tampa will be hosting COVID-19 vaccine pop-ups at several of its Parks and Recreation…

News COVID-19, News General

WHAT: The Florida Aquarium is providing complimentary tickets to individuals ages 12 and older who receive a vaccination from AdventHealth during the 'Ticket to Outside' campaign.WHEN: May 19, 2021…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

"The best decisions are made by local authorities who are closest to the unique health and welfare needs of our communities. We will continue to follow CDC guidelines and encourage all of our…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office, News Special Events Coordination

“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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office, News Special Events Coordination

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General

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 –…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News General, News Mayor Office

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…

News COVID-19, News Emergency Management, News General

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…

News Mayor Office, News COVID-19, News Emergency Management, News General, News Parks and Recreation

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…

News Mayor Office, News COVID-19, News General

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,…

News Emergency Management, News COVID-19, News Mayor Office

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…

News Parks and Recreation, News COVID-19, News General

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…