Category: Covid-19

Pinellas County Media Alert – Vaccine Appointment Registration Re-Opens Friday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m.

Jan 28, 2021Covid-19,News

MEDIA ALERT Immediate Release Jan. 28, 2021    Media Contacts  Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County:  Maggie Hall, PIO  (727) 824-6908 (Media Only)  Tom Iovino, PIO  (727) 281-5094 (Media Only)    Pinellas receives new shipment of COVID vaccines for 65+ residents Appointments re-open Friday at 3 p.m.; slots expected to fill quickly   Appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Jan 23, 2021Covid-19,News

As of January 23, 2021 at 10:53 a.m. there has been a national outage for the Vaccine Appointment Website. Florida Department of Health is working rapidly to get the site back online. At this time, for Pinellas residents, there are appointments still available. The best method to try to obtain one will be through the Patient Portal Help line (844) 770-8548). As of 10:53a.m., residents are reporting approximately an hour wait time. Updates will be made on this webpage as they become available.

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Education during COVID-19

Aug 7, 2020Covid-19,News

On Saturday, Aug. 1, Dr. Ricardo Davis, president of Concerned Organization for Quality Education of Black Students (COQEBS) and Delquanda Turner Smith, community engagement advocate for the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg (FHSP), discussed Pinellas’ ongoing battle for educational equity on WTMP’s “Equity Now” radio broadcast. Read More at The Weekly Challenger

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Feeding Tampa Bay families at their front doors

Aug 7, 2020Covid-19,News

Coordinated effort is bringing hot meals and groceries to 500 children. Read More at Tampa Bay Times

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New CARES Programs Launch To Help Nonprofits, Child Care Facilities

Aug 6, 2020Covid-19,News

Help is on the way for those in need of critical community services as Pinellas County launches two new programs supporting nonprofits and child care facilities impacted by COVID-19. Read More at Patch

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90 Days of COVID Response

Jul 27, 2020Covid-19,News

In April, Grow Smarter conducted a Community Needs Assessment with our steering committee and community partners. Based on that document, we designed a comprehensive response to COVId-19 to help build resilience and continued prosperity for all of St Pete. Read More at Grow Smarter

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St. Pete mask campaign targets zip codes hardest hit by COVID-19

Jul 6, 2020Covid-19,News

In July, volunteers with the Mask Up! St. Pete Campaign will give out free masks and Mask Up! T-shirts to help raise awareness and stop the spread of coronavirus. Read More at WTSP

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Tampa Bay Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund

Jul 2, 2020Covid-19,News

As Hurricane Irma threatened in Fall 2017, the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and other local funders sprang into action. They joined to provide a trusted source to gather and disburse disaster relief and recovery funds. Allegany Franciscan Ministries, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg, the Pinellas Community Foundation, four area United Ways and others […]

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Race equity during a season of racial violence and COVID-19

Jun 25, 2020Covid-19,News

Last month, The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg’s founding president and CEO, Randall Russell, joined Equity Now’s host Carl Lavender on WTMP radio to share how the foundation became, and continues to be, a leading stakeholder in the fight for equity in our region. Read More at The Weekly Challenger

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With schools closed, community steps up to feed hungry kids

May 19, 2020Covid-19,News

On Monday morning, at the height of the torrential storm surging through Tampa Bay, three Pinellas County School buses pulled into the parking garage of the Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Petersburg. Read More at 83 Degrees

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