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Important phone numbers to know during coronavirus pandemic

Posted: 1:14 PM, Mar 19, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-25 05:20:50-04
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With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing and many people quarantined or self-isolating, it's important to know what resources are available.

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Here are some important numbers to know:

  • (866) 966-7226

Florida's Price Gouging Hotline.

Hillsborough County created this main information number for residents experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to call beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to get pre-screened and, in some cases, pre-registered for testing.

  • 2-1-1

You can call this number tofind free meals for children under 18 during the current COVID-19 school closures. You can also text FLKIDSMEALS to 211-211.

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  • 1-800-TPA-INFO

The city of Tampa has a new hotline to help families and businesses. Calling this number gives you information about where to get food assistance or financial assistance. Business owners can get help with the small business bridge loan program.

  • 1-866-779-6121

This is the coronavirus call center.

  • 888777

Text SRQCOVID19 to this number for updates from the Sarasota County Government.