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97X: Tampa Bay Coronavirus Updates

97X: Tampa Bay Coronavirus Updates

97X wants to keep Tampa Bay informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, so keep checking back for audio featuring interviews with public officials, helpful information you need to know and entertainment to keep you sane as we all get through this together!

Sam speaks with Tim Marks, President and CEO of Metropolitan Ministries

Sam interviews the President and CEO of Metropolitan Ministries, Tim Marks, about the very generous $700,000 donation made by the Vinik Family Foundation, inspired by Feed It Forward: A Virtual Food Drive!

Sam talks with Mayor Jane Castor about Feeding It Forward!

Mayor Castor discusses how impressed she is with our community coming together in such tough times and highlights why donating to Metropolitan Ministries tomorrow is so important!

Sam talks with Sheriff Chad Chronister about Feeding it Forward!

Sheriff Chronister has seen first hand how important these donations are to the community and encourages Tampa Bay to do their part to help!


School Closings Updated 4/18 @ 5:40 PM
Florida Department of Education website
County Status More Info
Hillsborough Closed Closed through end of school year | Hillsborough Page | E-learning resource |  | Meals During Closure
Pinellas Closed Closed through end of school year | Pinellas Page | Meals During Closure
Pasco Closed  Closed through end of school year | Pasco Page | Meals During Closure
Manatee Closed Closed through end of school year | Manatee Page
Hernando Closed Closed through end of school year | Hernando Page
Polk Closed Closed through end of school year | Polk Page | Meals During Closure
Sarasota Closed Closed through end of school year | Sarasota Page


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