County Commissioners Take First Step To Try to Take Over Hillsborough's COVID-19 ResponseHillsborough County Commissioners take a step toward taking power back from the Emergency Policy Group in regards to the COVID-19 response. 
Mayor Kriseman: "We're Encouraged By Some Recent Trends"In St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's weekly address to the city, he highlighted optimism in local COVID-19 trends.
Hillsborough Cty. EPG Increases Available Appointments At COVID-19 Testing SitesHillsborough County Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley reported to the Emergency Policy Group today that 10,448 people were tested for COVID-19 coronavirus through Hillsborough's public testing initiative during the week of July 6.
Hillsborough Enters Phase 2 County's R3 Program: Includes Help For Small BusinessSmall business owners throughout Hillsborough County who were forced to close by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be able to apply for more than $100 million in relief money on Monday, July 13, as the County’s Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3) enters application Phase 2.
Hillsborough Schools to Require Face Coverings as Schools Set to Reopen August 10Students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings at Hillsborough County Schools when classes resume August 10.
Revisions To Hillsborough County Face Covering Mandate Shifts AccountabilityHillsborough County business customers who don't follow the Emergency Policy Group's executive order requiring face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus may find themselves looking at a fine, while businesses that take specific actions to inform patrons about the order will not, in revisions made to the order by EPG members this afternoon.
Hillsborough Cty. Mask Mandate Results In More Threatening/Racist EmailsHillsborough County's Emergency Policy Group met on Thursday for the first time since approving a controversial mandate to wear a mask. The racially-charged reaction to the mandate became the hot topic of meeting. 
Can Mosquitoes Spread COVID-19As the Southern US enters peak mosquito season, many are asking if mosquitoes can spread COVID-19. Science shows mosquitoes can spread some viruses to humans, but can it spread the novel Coronavirus that's created a worldwide pandemic.
Mayor Kriseman: 'Masks Are More Comfortable Than Ventilators'Effective yesterday at 5pm, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman issued a mandatory face mask order, regardless of any contradictory orders from the Pinellas County Board of Commissioners.