Local Information and Updates
For more information on COVID-19, and any other potential emergency in the county, along with an updated list of County closures and cancellations, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor for updates. For general County information, call (813) 272-5900, the County’s main information line.
City of Tampa
For more information on COVID-19, visit the City of Tampa COVID-19 information page at
Text TAMPAREADY or TAMPALISTA to 888-777 for emergency alerts.
Text TAMPABIZ to 888-777 for business resources and updates.
Florida Department of Health
The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 | 1 (866) 779-6121 | COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org
U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
For trusted information, frequently asked questions and more, please visit the CDC website here.
Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi For 60 Days
Charter to Offer Free Access to Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi For 60 Days For New K-12 and College Student Households and More. Click the link below for details and more info, or call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.
Feeding Tampa Bay - Mobile Pantry
Feeding Tampa Bay offers a number of different ways to bring food to your table every day and deploying resources to support our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Glazer Children's Museum - GCM at Home
Let GCM be a source of fun and learning for your family while you’re at home!
HART Offering Free Rides to Students
Beginning Monday, March 23, HART will offer free rides to students with a school ID or HART Youth ID on regular routes service Hillsborough County Schools. These designated ‘Grab-and-Go’ locations are pickup sites nutritious meals as the Hillsborough County School District opens.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Grab-and-Go Locations
From March 30th through May 1st, Hillsborough Schools will establish Grab-and-Go feeding sites to ensure that students have accessibility to nutritious meals. Our Student Nutrition Services Department has identified 147 locations to provide meals – breakfast and lunch – at no cost to children 18 years and under.
The Humane Society of Tampa Bay
The Humane Society of Tampa is providing dog and cat food to the public through food assistance and their **Animeals **program as needed. With questions, contact email@example.com.
Hillsborough County Public Library
If you live or pay property tax in Hillsborough County, you may apply for a free library card by visiting any branch or by beginning the application process online below.