Pinellas School Closures: What You Need To Know
When the shelters open, Pinellas County schools close. Many schools become shelters during a hurricane. Pinellas has closed all schools Aug. 29-Aug. 30. The Pinellas County School Board has also canceled all school-related activities for those days.
Reopening will depend on Idalia’s impact on Tamp Bay. PCSB will send updates to employees via phone and email. Anyone who wants to stay up-to-date with school reopenings can register to get text messages by texting YES to 67587. Anyone can also access the info at pcsb.org/weather.
Pinellas County Shelter Information
St. Petersburg Closures
The City of St. Petersburg has closed all its recreation buildings. This includes all programs and before- and after-school care. The closures take effect Aug. 19 and run through Aug. 30. After the storm passes, the City hopes to re-open.