The City of Tampa has opened up “Tampa’s Recovery Hotline.” You can get info about COVID-19 related assistance from 8am to 8pm weekdays. They’ll provide info on social services like food assistance, senior services, and financial resources. If you have a business, you can get info about an emergency loan. $50 million in disaster bridge loans are being made. Apply at floridadisasterloan.org. Business owners can also text TAMPABIZ to 888-777 for updates from the city.
The number is 833-TPA-INFO (which is 1-833-872-4636). Here’s our latest list of Tampa area businesses that are open, closed or have changed their hours.