Check out our new interactive map showing Covid-19 cases by ZIP code in Pinellas County

Every Pinellas County ZIP code has at least one confirmed case of Covid-19.

The St. Pete Catalyst has launched an interactive map, based on the latest data from the Florida Department of Health, so readers can see how the pandemic is impacting their neighborhoods. We’ll update it frequently as new numbers come in.

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Florida state senator pushes for more Covid-19 tests in Tampa-St. Petersburg minority communities

State Sen. Darryl Rouson is calling on Florida health officials to provide increased access to Covid-19 tests in Midtown St. Petersburg and in East Tampa.

Both areas are home to a significant number of African Americans and other minorities. There are national concerns that communities with people of color have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Roundup: Five quotes of the week, catch up with the social buzz

ICYMI, here are some of the best quotes from this week’s news stories about the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic and efforts to control it in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area.

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Impact Catalyst: Joe Citro - Ronald McDonald House

Impact Catalyst is where donors, nonprofits, and volunteers gather to get information, search for opportunities, engage and are inspired to transform their community.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Artist Carrie Jadus

Artist Carrie Jadus was our guest Friday on The Catalyst Sessions, and the discussion was wide-ranging, from her earliest days in Tampa, to her education in St. Petersburg and her devotion to the city and its arts community, to her decision – at age 30 – to jettison her career as an electrical engineer in favor of her true passion, painting. And she never looked back.

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Legacy Week Awards Ceremony [video]


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Carrie Jadus

Jadus paints St. Petersburg cityscapes, commissioned portraits, murals and posters. She works with pastels, oils, charcoal and other media to create images that romantically and dramatically visualize the beauty of the city, nature, the human form and other subjects.

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ICYMI: Complexity and collaboration: Richard Knowles talks problem solving for communities, organizations

With a combined 36 years of experience in a large organizations and 25 years of study in organizational systematics, chaos, complexity, and much more, Knowles is known for his community and organization-centered problem solving strategies.

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Friday's daily dose of levity: Vinik Family Foundation crosses the bridge; Trop turns blue; #BurgBiz; John Prine

Today, the City of St. Petersburg announced that the Vinik Family Foundation donated $100,000 to its small business emergency grant, the Fighting Chance Fund.

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Going back to the moon could cost $30 billion. It might be worth it. [Vox]

If we collect more moon rocks, we could unlock secrets about the Earth, the moon, and the solar system.

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