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. 
Tampa Bay Area Lawyer Discusses Newly Mandated Face CoveringsFor the nearly 3 million people living in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, getting used to face masks in a day or two won’t come easily. But now that it’s a requirement with enforcement intact, there isn’t much room for error either.
Sheriff Gualtieri On Mandatory Face Coverings: 'It has a lot of reasonable exceptions. Just do the right thing with it.'Pinellas County Commission passes emergency ordinance requiring face coverings and other safety measures for citizens. There are, however, some exceptions to the new rules. 
Face Masks Required In Tampa Effective Friday, June 19 At 5pmChildren under 2 will be exempt. The city will provide masks to whoever needs one. The order will be enforced in the last resort with a civil citation. 
Clearwater Business Owner Donating Thousands Of Face Masks To Local ElderlyHe is accepting donation requests from Bay Area long-term care facilities through the Sio Green website. 
United Airlines Now Requires Flight Attendants To Wear Face CoveringsUnited Airlines travelers will notice the company now requires their flight attendants to wear face coverings in response to social distancing guidelines.