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Alcohol Consumption Laws

  • Florida law prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under 21 years of age.
  • Drinking alcoholic beverages in public, including the beach, is prohibited by state law. It is also unlawful to have an open container of alcohol of any form in a moving vehicle. Open containers may be carried in the trunk or luggage compartment.
  • No alcohol is permitted on Clearwater's public beaches

Area Hospitals

  • All Children's Hospital
    801 6th St. S.
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701
    (727) 898-7451


  • Mease Countryside Hospital
    3231 McMullen Booth Rd.
    Safety Harbor, FL 34695
    (727) 725-6111


  • Mease Dunedin Hospital
    601 Main St.
    Dunedin, FL 34698
    (727) 733-1111


  • Morton Plant Hospital
    323 Jeffords St.
    Clearwater, FL 33756
    (727) 462-7000


  • Tampa Shriner's Hospital
    12502 N. Pine Dr.
    Tampa, FL 33612-9499
    (727) 972-2250

Beach Safety

  • Swim within the "Safe Bathing Limit" are at all times. This area extends 300 feet west of the high water line and is clearly marked by buoys or pilings
  • Boaters and jet skiers are not allowed inside the "Safe Bathing Limit" area
  • Florida sunshine is intense. Please be careful when sunbathing and use sunscreen with a high SPF.
  • No alcohol is permitted on Clearwater's public beaches

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