Posted September 16, 2021 | 3:16 p.m.
COVID-19 Coronavirus Update # 330
Hillsborough County, Florida (September 16, 2021) – The Hillsborough County local state of emergency declared in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is extended for another seven days.
Today Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise signed an extension to the declaration under authority authorized by the County Emergency Management Order and the County Council of Commissioners.
The extension will be in effect until September 23. A local state of emergency can only be in effect for seven days, unless it is canceled or extended. The declaration of emergency gives the county administrator and emergency managers the ability to quickly take certain actions to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the community, and provides a path for federal reimbursement of certain expenses. , such as the county’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts. .
Read the decree extending the local state of emergency.
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