Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 15, 2020) – Operators of small businesses in Hillsborough County may request a non-contact infrared forehead thermometer, free of charge, from the Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management.

The body temperature reading devices have become integral to COVID-19 building entry protocols for workers, and, in some cases, customers. Emergency Management officials requested the non-contact thermometers from the state of Florida. There is a supply of 1,250 available for distribution to small businesses in Hillsborough.

The free thermometers will be available as supplies last. There is a limit of one per business. Instructions for pickup will be provided at the time the request is approved. Those submitting a request should bring proof of their Federal Tax Identification Number (Employer Identification Number) at the time of pickup.

To make a request, submit this form:
https://hcflgov.formstack.com/forms/non_contact_infrared_thermometer_for_small_businesses.

For additional COVID-19-related resources for businesses, go to HCFLGov.net/BizHelp.

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For more information on COVID-19, and any other potential emergency in the county, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor for updates. For general county information, call 813-272-5900, the county’s main information line.