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August 4, 2021
Board Honors Purple Heart Recipients 
Commissioners declared Aug. 7, 2021, as Purple Heart County Day in Hillsborough County, praising Purple Heart recipients for their courage and sacrifices in defense of the nation. Hillsborough County is an official Purple Heart County, and the Purple Heart County flag is to be raised during a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park on Friday, Aug. 6. 

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Commissioners
Thank Health Care Organizations

Commissioners honored the Florida Department of Health: Hillsborough County, AdventHealth, BayCare Health Systems, and H.C.A. West Florida with commendations for their extraordinary efforts during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
August Declared Back to School Readiness Month
Praising the work of the Back-2-School Coalition of Hillsborough County, a public-private partnership dedicated to ensuring that students are immunized and healthy as they begin a new academic year, the BOCC declared August 2021 as Back to School Readiness Month.
FROM THE BOARD ROOM

Library Patrons to Gain Online Learning Options from Home

The Board of County Commissioners approved a contract with ABC Mouse Online Curriculum, which will allow Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative customers to access online learning resources for preschool- and elementary school-aged children from home. ABC Mouse was previously accessible only through library computers.

Hardship Program Established for Solid Waste Customers

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners approved creation of a new Solid Waste Hardship Credit program for qualifying low-income homeowners to help residents experiencing economic challenges pay for annual solid waste services.
FROM THE NEWSROOM

Nonprofit Sweetwater Farm Gets Boost from Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County to Temporarily Resume COVID-19 Testing Operations


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