Restaurants must reduce capacity for inside dining to 25 percent of what is listed on the certificate of occupancy. No bar seating is allowed, but bar areas with tabletops may be open. Restaurants with outside seating must adhere to social-distancing requirements.
Retail may operate at 25% of indoor capacity.
Car washes and dog groomers may open.
Bars, gyms and personal services will remain closed.
Schools will continue distance learning.
Visits to senior living facilities are still prohibited.
Elective surgeries may resume.
Social distancing, including avoiding crowds of 10 or more, will continue
Pinellas County Commissioners voted on Tuesday to:
Reopen private pools and beaches. Beaches will reopen Monday May 4, at 7 a.m. Community and shared pools will reopen at 50% capacity and daycare playground facilities may reopen. Social distancing guidelines are required & will be enforced by law enforcement.
Demonstrate loss of income as a direct result of COVID-19 (i.e. layoff or reduction in hours)
Fighting Chance Fund
The new, expanded guidelines for the Fighting Chance Fund are now in effect and there is plenty of funding still available! Travel agencies and tour operators are now eligible to apply. So are businesses that have been in operation for 6 months and are owned by non-St.Pete residents.