As the CDC is looking for ways to slow down the coronavirus spread, many Tampa area companies are changing the way they do business to keep customers safe. So you can be prepared, here’s our running list. You can see our list of cancelled or postponed events here.
Most Tampa area malls are now reopened, although some stores have not reopened yet.
Select Armature Works vendors are open for pickup and delivery.
Pinellas County beaches reopened May 4th. Beaches are also open in Manatee County, Hernando County, and Sarasota County
On April 14th, Mayor Rick Kriseman announced he will be closing tennis courts, dog parks, pickle ball courts and skate parks later that week.
The parks could open as soon as June 5. Select CityWalk venues are open from 4–10 pm daily.
Over 300 Waffle House locations nationwide are temporarily closing, including a handful in the Tampa Bay area. Most will remain open for takeout.
All Tampa parks, dog parks, beaches and year-round pools are open. Certain areas in the parks will remain closed and residents will be required to practice social distancing and gatherings of more than 10 people will not be prohibited.
The parks remain closed, but some retail stores and restaurants are open at Disney Springs.
The company has announced Panera Grocery, a new service where custmers can "purchase high-demand pantry items such as milk, bread and fresh produce alongside their favorite Panera soup, salad or sandwich." Panera Grocery is available at participating cafes nationwide.
Bed Bath & Beyond stores are closed.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino reopened May 21.
Stores are closing at 8pm instead of 9pm. Customers wait outside in a line to keep from overcrowding in the store.
Walmart stores are open.
Publix locations close at 8pm to give employees more time to sanitize the stores and restock shelves. A senior shopping hour is available Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 7.
Bars can reopen at 50% capacity indoors and full capacity outdoors.
Stores close at 9p daily. They are also reserving the first hour of shopping each Wednesday to support the elderly and people with underlying health concerns.
Dining areas are closed, but drive thru service is available.
Dunkin says they're limiting their service to drive-thru, carry out and delivery.
Sephora is among quite a few mall retailers that will close during the pandemic. Sephora says they will be closed. Abercrombie & Fitch, Macy's, Disney stores, Gap, J. Crew, Lush, Nike, Bath & Bodyworks, Nordstrom, REI, T-Mobile, and Ulta are all closed.
Movie theaters can reopen at reduced capacity with social distancing in mind.
It's a blast from the past and with the current situation, drive-ins in Tampa, Dade City, Ruskin and Lakeland are thriving!
Most fast food restaurants have returned to full operation, no longer just offering drive thru service.
In store seating areas are closed, but take out and drive thru remain open.
Reopening June 11. They'll be closed Tuesday and Wednesday to start.
Dining areas are closed, but take out and drive thru are available.
MOSI, along with The Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa Museum of Art, Henry B. Plant Museum and The Florida Aquarium are closed.
Tampa Theatre is doing "virtual screenings" until they can reopen.
They are open. Advance tickets & reservations are not required but are highly recommended to guarantee entry.
Kennedy Space Center reopened May 28.
Columbia Restaurants locations have temporarily closed, but they are serving meals to staff. They are also offering a bonus to those who buy gift cards online.
Location: 6708 Benjamin Rd. Ste 300, Tampa FL 33634
Hours of Operation: under limited hours, M-F 9am-3pm; Saturday 11am-3pm
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Location: Tampa, Fl.
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday from 8:00-4:30 PM.
Contact: (813) 388-0609; chadbeallremodeling.com; email at email@example.com
Location: 8503 E Adamo Dr. Tampa, FL. 33619
Hours of Operation: 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday & 10am -2pm on Saturday
Contact: 813-740-9400, firstname.lastname@example.org or doorpro-entryways.com
Location: 1115 S. Main St. Brooksville, FL 34601
Hours of Operation: Normal operating hours (7:30am – 5pm, Monday – Friday)
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Hours of Operation: M-F 8am-2pm
Contact: Pinellas – 727-474-2628; Hillsborough – 813-278-8637; decoratingelves.com
Locations: 3215 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33629 & 4930 Ridgemoor Blvd., Palm Harbor, FL 34685
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm: Saturday 10am - 2pm
Contact: Tampa - 813.489.9372; Palm Harbor – 727-233-1270; sandwkitchens.com
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday 9-5pm; Sat 9-12pm; Sunday closed.
Location: 9511 N Trask St. Suite A., Tampa FL, 33624
Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 8:00am- 4:30pm; Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: 18746 Titus Rd Unit 2, Hudson, Fl 34667
Hours of Operation: By Appointment Only (At this time due to the coronavirus outbreak). Free In Home estimates!
Contact: 352-587-7107, shutterprofessionals.com, email@example.com
Location: Multiple locations
Hours of Operation: 24/7 Emergency services A/C; Plumbing; & Electric
Location: 1701 Drew Street; Suite 6; Clearwater, FL
Hours of Operation: Call or email for an appointment.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 727-446-8022
Hours of Operation: Open; appointments available 7 days a week
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday 7a-7p
Contact: (813) 927-0825
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Sunday 24/7
Contact: Call for appointment 727-485-5114
Location: 6217 Anderson Rd. Tampa, FL 33634
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday 7:30a to 5p
Location: 4404 W. Hillsborough Ave. Tampa, FL
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday 8a to 5p
Location: 6655 55th Street N. Suite 220; Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Hours of Operation: Open Monday - Friday 9a to 5p; Saturday by appointment
Hours of Operation: Open; appointments available 7 days a week
Location: 6800 Gulfport Blvd. S., Suite 201-103 S. Pasadena, FL 33707
Hours of Operation: Open everyday
Contact: 727-350-4305/ 727-460-2081 or email@example.com
Location: 1151 Kapp Dr. Clearwater, Fl. 33765
Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday 9a-5p
Contact: 727-451-7655; firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: 2189 Cleveland St, Ste 235, Clearwater, FL 33765
Hours of Operation: Open, 9a-5p *Hours may change under current circumstances
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Location: 7036 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33634
Hours of Operation: Open, 10a-9p *Hours may change under current circumstances
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Location: 2508 W Waters Ave, Tampa FL 33614
Hours of Operation: By appointment only Mon-Sat (10a- 4pm)
Location: 2705 54th Ave North St Petersburg, FL 33714
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 11am- 8pm *Hours subject to change under current circumstances
Location: 935 N Beneva Rd. Sarasota, FL 34232
Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 11a-9p *hours may change under current circumstances
Location: 33851 U.S. Hwy 19N Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Hours of Operation: Open Monday thru Thursday 9a-5p and Friday thru Saturday 10a-4p * hours may change under curent circumstances. Limiting service to households where no one is exhibiting symptoms. Wearing facemasks and following CDC safety measures.
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