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Posted on: April 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Pinellas County Safer at Home Frequently Asked Questions and Guidelines

The State of Florida and Pinellas County have published Frequently Asked Questions and Guidelines on the Safer at Home Initiative.

Click on this link for the entire Safer at Home Initiative FAQs.

Click on State of Florida & Pinellas County “SAFER-AT-HOME” Guidelines. 

Listed below are some of the basic essential and non-essential services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order and the Pinellas Board of County Commissioners’ Order essential services include but are not limited to:

  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Community based organizations providing meals and social services
  • Critical trades: (Plumbers, Electricians, Exterminators, Security personnel, etc.) Fire and water damage restoration, appliance repair personnel, exterminators, and other service providers (such as landscape and pool maintenance service providers) who provide services that are necessary to maintaining the safety, sanitation, and essential operation of residences and other structures;
  • First Responders, Police and Fire, Jails and Prisons
  • Food and beverage (grocery stores, food banks, alcohol sales, restaurants: delivery, take-out or curbside delivery)
  • Funeral services
  • Garbage and Sanitation workers
  • Gas Stations
  • Government operations
  • Hardware, garden and supply stores
  • Hospitals, clinics and other healthcare operations
  • Hotel and lodging
  • Human Service operations
  • Laundromats
  • Post offices and shipping services
  • Transportation: including airports and public transportation such as PSTA
  • Utilities, Public Works and essential infrastructure

Order all non-essential businesses shall close. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Acupuncture (unless service is under the care of a medical provider)
  • Antique stores
  • Auction houses
  • Automotive tint, wash, detail, and accessory businesses
  • Beauty supply stores
  • Bookstores
  • Clothing and shoe retail, rental, or consignment
  • Craft, art, and hobby supply stores
  • Day/Beauty spas, hair or nail salons, and barber shops
  • Décor and Lighting sales businesses
  • Entertainment establishments
  • Florist businesses
  • Fitness, Dance, Pilates, and Yoga studios and gyms
  • Jewelry stores and jewelry repair businesses
  • Massage (unless service is under the care of a medical provider)
  • Music and instrument stores; music lesson providers
  • Museums
  • Optical retail stores (non-prescription)
  • Painting, craft, or art studios
  • Pet grooming businesses (including mobile and those co-located with pet retail stores)
  • Pet sales and adoptions (excluding on premises animal care)
  • Smoke, tobacco, CBD, or vape stores
  • Spa sales businesses
  • Sporting goods sales and repair businesses
  • Stereo installation and sales businesses
  • Tattoo and piercing services
  • Toy retail stores, game, or amusement rental businesses
  • Vitamin stores (unless service is under the care of a medical provider)

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