COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

(UPDATED 10:39 a.m. 5/8/20)

In an effort to provide flexible options to local restaurants as they reopen under reduced capacity guidelines outlined in Governor DeSantis’ Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan, Pasco County will temporarily allow expanded outdoor seating for open-air dining.  Restaurants may temporarily use parking spaces and other areas of their property for outdoor dining without submitting a permit application.

Pasco County Restaurant Recovery – Phase 1:

  • A permit is not required for temporary outdoor seating expansion
  • Expansion is restricted to parking spaces and allowable areas
  • Social distancing rules of 6 feet or more remain in effect
  • Expanded seating may be used during normal business hours
  • This allowance expires when full-capacity indoor dining returns

Restrictions apply.  For a complete list of rules, please visit: https://bit.ly/Open-Air-Dining.

For questions about expanded open air dining, please contact Pasco County Customer Service at (727) 847-2411 or email Planning and Development at: npittos@mypasco.net

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Current Reopenings

  • Beginning Monday, May 4th, the Skate Park at Krusen Field has been reopened.
  • Beginning Thursday, May 7th, the Zephyrhills Public Library book drop has been reopened.
  • Beginning Monday, May 11th, the Zephyrhills Public Library will begin call-ahead curbside service.

Current City Closings/Cancellations

  • All open spaces at the City parks will remain open to the public at this time. Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited. 
  • Beginning Monday, March 30th, all city playgrounds, park bathrooms, and splash pad will be closed until further notice.
  • Beginning Tuesday, April 7th, all pavilions will be closed until further notice.
  • Police Department – Front lobby and Records Section are closed to the public for non-emergency business until further notice. Dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies. If you need to file a non-emergency police report or have any other general non-emergency police business, please call 813-780-0050, extension #1.
  • Zephyrhills Public Library – The Zephyrhills Public Library lobby will remain closed.
  • Zephyrhills Municipal Airport - Will operate as "Self Service" until further notice.
  • Alice Hall & the Train Depot rentals have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • All closings/cancellations will be updated accordingly.
  • Per direct order of Governor DeSantis, all bars and clubs will be closed for the next thirty days as of 5:00 PM Tuesday, March 17th

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(UPDATED 9:38 a.m. 5/4/20)

The Governor sent out an Executive Order for the State of Florida related to Phase 1 of the reopening process. The Order, which became effective at 12:01 a.m. on May 4, 2020.Phase-1

Current Reopenings

  • Beginning Monday, May 4th, the Skate Park at Krusen Field has been reopened.

Current City Closings/Cancellations

  • All open spaces at the City parks will remain open to the public at this time. Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited. 
  • Beginning Monday, March 30th, all city playgrounds, park bathrooms, and splash pad will be closed until further notice.
  • Beginning Tuesday, April 7th, all pavilions will be closed until further notice.
  • Police Department – Front lobby and Records Section are closed to the public for non-emergency business until further notice. Dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies. If you need to file a non-emergency police report or have any other general non-emergency police business, please call 813-780-0050, extension #1.
  • Zephyrhills Public Library – The Zephyrhills Public Library, including the night drop, is currently closed until further notice. Please hold onto all library items until we reopen. Online resources are available at pascolibraries.org.
  • Zephyrhills Municipal Airport - Will operate as "Self Service" until further notice.
  • Alice Hall & the Train Depot rentals have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • All closings/cancellations will be updated accordingly.
  • Per direct order of Governor DeSantis, all bars and clubs will be closed for the next thirty days as of 5:00 PM Tuesday, March 17th

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(UPDATED 11:18 a.m. 4/8/20)

The Governor sent out an Executive Order for the State of Florida related to Staying at Home. The Order, which became effective at 12:01 a.m. on April 3, 2020 and goes through April 30, 2020, outlines mandatory stay at home orders for certain segments of the population and limits movements and personal interactions outside of the home for other individuals. The Order does mandate that individuals are 65 and over and those with significant underlying health conditions remain at home and take all measures to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Individuals who are not yet 65 and are without a significant health condition are also encouraged to limit their movements and personal interactions outside of the home and to do only those things necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities.

Current City Closings/Cancellations

  • All open spaces at the City parks will remain open to the public at this time. Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited. 
  • Beginning Monday, March 30th, all city playgrounds, park bathrooms, and splash pad will be closed until further notice.
  • Beginning Tuesday, April 7th, the Skate Park at Krusen Field and all pavilions will be closed until further notice.
  • Police Department – Front lobby and Records Section are closed to the public for non-emergency business until further notice. Dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies. If you need to file a non-emergency police report or have any other general non-emergency police business, please call 813-780-0050, extension #1.
  • Zephyrhills Public Library – The Zephyrhills Public Library, including the night drop, is currently closed until further notice. Please hold onto all library items until we reopen. Online resources are available at pascolibraries.org.
  • Zephyrhills Municipal Airport - Will operate as "Self Service" until further notice.
  • Alice Hall & the Train Depot rentals have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • All closings/cancellations will be updated accordingly.
  • Per direct order of Governor DeSantis, all bars and clubs will be closed for the next thirty days as of 5:00 PM Tuesday, March 17th

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(UPDATED 11:00 a.m. 3/30/20)

The health and welfare of our citizens is of the utmost priority for the City of Zephyrhills. The City has been closely monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Disease and is taking steps to implement protocols suggested by state and federal agencies. The City’s leaders are working closely with Pasco County Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health and the CDC to monitor the situation locally.

  • City Hall is open to the public at this time. The 8th Street entrance is closed, but you can still enter in through the 7th Street entrance from the parking lot.
  • City Council meetings will be conducted through GoToMeeting. Public involvement is encouraged and is available by calling into the meeting. Staff will make the phone number and access code available on the agendas posted for each meeting.
  • All open spaces at the City parks will remain open to the public at this time. Gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited. 
  • Beginning Monday, March 30th, all city playgrounds, park bathrooms, and splash pad will be closed until further notice.

Current City Closings/Cancellations

  • Police Department – Front lobby and Records Section are closed to the public for non-emergency business until further notice. Dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies. If you need to file a non-emergency police report or have any other general non-emergency police business, please call 813-780-0050, extension #1.
  • Zephyrhills Public Library – The Zephyrhills Public Library, including the night drop, is currently closed until further notice. Please hold onto all library items until we reopen. Online resources are available at pascolibraries.org.
  • Zephyrhills Municipal Airport - Will operate as "Self Service" until further notice.
  • Alice Hall & the Train Depot rentals have been cancelled until further notice. 
  • All closings/cancellations will be updated accordingly.
  • Per direct order of Governor DeSantis, all bars and clubs will be closed for the next thirty days as of 5:00 PM Tuesday, March 17th.

Click here for President Trump’s updated Coronavirus guidelines.

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We encourage all members of the public to:

  • Practice good hygiene including washing hands frequently and routine environmental cleaning.
  • Limit social groups to a total of 10 or less people.
  • Adhere to social distancing guidelines by remaining at least six feet from others.
  • Stay home if you are ill.

Zephyrhills Utility Customers

In an effort to follow public health recommendations and limit face-to-face contact, we would like to remind you that there are alternatives to coming into City Hall and paying your utility bill at the counter. Customers can:

1) Go online to zephyrhillsfl.watersmart.com and register your account. You can pay with debit or credit card and can also enter checking account information for echecks.

2) Pay over the phone by calling 833-360-7528. You will need your account number, as the automated system will ask you to enter the entire account number. You can use credit or debit cards, or enter your checking account number.

3) Mail your payment to the address on your bill in the payment envelope enclosed with your bill. The envelope is addressed to 415 Pisgah Church Road, Suite #374, Greensboro, NC 27455.

4) Place check payment in the drop box in front of City Hall, 5335 Eighth Street. The metal box attached to the building is labeled “Place Payments Here”. Please do not place cash in the box. Place your check and payment stub in an envelope.

In addition, if you want to connect or disconnect service, you can accomplish this by going here.

Our community’s health is very important to us. Please check the links below frequently, for the most up-to-date information.