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COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE

The City of Largo’s Emergency Management Team continues to monitor the evolving health concerns in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and taking proactive measures to help preserve the health and well-being of our community. Following the guidance of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and recommendation for social distancing, the City of Largo has made the following closings and cancellations. 

Starting at 8am on Thursday, March 19, 2020: 
  • City Hall and all city facilities will be closed to the public until further notice. 
  • Utilizing the CDC guidelines for a healthy workplace, staff will continue to report to work, as usual, to provide services via the phone, email, and online. 
  • The Building and Planning Divisions will be closed to the public but will remain open questions, permitting, plan review, and inspections via online, mail-in and drop-off options. 
Facilities closed through the end of April (including postponing all public events, programs, and classes):
  • Largo Public Library
  • Largo Golf Course
  • Highland Recreation Complex and Family Aquatic Center
  • Largo Community Center
  • Southwest Recreation Complex and Pool
  • Largo Tennis Center
  • The Narrows Environmental Education Center
  • All City playgrounds including Largo Central Park 
  • Central Park Performing Arts Center
Currently, the Largo Public Library drive-through will remain open and RGs cafe will also remain open for carry-out and delivery. April Largo City Commission meetings are still scheduled to occur but will be evaluated based on further legal review. The City of Largo parks are also currently open and a great place to enjoy a walk and fresh air. Visitors going to Largo parks are encouraged to adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing and not gather in groups of 10 or more to reduce their risk of exposure and keep themselves and their families healthy. 

The health and safety of our residents, visitors, and employees will be at the center of decisions being made in regards to local response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The CDC recommended social distancing as an effective strategy to avoid community spread as a proactive measure. 

Below is important contact information to remain in contact with the City of Largo staff. 
The City is dedicated to do its part to help plan, prepare, and respond to this emerging public health concern and will remain in close contact with Pinellas County Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas (DOH). Additional contact information can be found on Largo.com. Any changes or updates will be posted on Largo.com/COVID19.
 
General questions about COVID-19, global situation updates, and safety tips can be found on the CDC website (CDC.gov) and DOH website (FloridaHealth.gov/covid-19). Residents can call the DOH Pinellas at (727)824-6900 and Pinellas County's Citizen Information at (727)464-4333.