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Pinellas Law Enforcement Making Sure Businesses Following Rules

Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said officers are concerned specifically about places where people usually are in close contact such as hair and nail salons.
Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said officers are concerned specifically about places where people usually are in close contact such as hair and nail salons.

Pinellas County businesses are being warned to follow recommendations designed to reduce the spread of coronavirus or they will be forced to close.

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Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that 200 deputies and officers from St. Petersburg and Clearwater Police started sharing details about the one-week stay-at-home order this morning.

He said officers are concerned specifically about places where people usually are in close contact such as hair and nail salons.

Pinellas leaders also are reminding residents that swimming pools at apartment complexes, country clubs and other public places are closed. Tennis courts and golf courses are open - as long as people follow guidance to stay 6 feet apart.

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