Positive Covid Cases Spike In Pinellas As State Count FlattensAs the U.S. Coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 - now the highest in the world - some Tampa Bay area doctors are discussing the recent increase in positive cases.
Positive Covid Cases See 2 Week High In Pasco CountyThe number of positive COVID-19 cases has increased significantly over the last two weeks in Pasco county. Officials held a meeting this Monday morning to review and discuss those numbers, among other Covid-related issues.
New Study: Physician 'Burnout' Contributing To Increase In Suicide RatesThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought on a troubling trend, a rise in suicides among physicians and now their families are asking for more protection and treatment options for doctors during the pandemic. Newly released data shows cases of burnout in healthcare are skyrocketing.
Florida Bars Reopened Monday: Not Soon Enough For Some Struggling OwnersFlorida bar owners were able to reopen their businesses Monday after an amendment to the state’s Executive Order was lifted. Bars can reopen at 50% capacity as long as they follow social distancing and Covid-prevention rules.
California Doctor Takes Interest In Helping Florida Fight COVIDA doctor in California has taken a strong interest in COVID-19 testing in Florida, among other states. He and his team are developing an at-home antibody rapid test and believes testing should increase, regardless of what politicians say.
Hillsborough School Board Discusses Child Trauma/Mental Health IssuesThe Hillsborough County School Board met on Tuesday to discuss multiple topics including student trauma and mental health issues and possibly focusing tax dollars toward these issues.
Pasco Teacher: 'These Kids Are Unnecessarily Struggling To Get Through The Day'Pasco County education officials recapped the first week of learning by speaking with the superintendent's staff about what they saw.
BREAKING: First 2 Bucs Home Games Will Be Played Without FansTampa Bay Buccaneer Season Ticket holders were just notified today via email that the first two regular season games will be played without fans.
Hillsborough Schools Superintendent Recaps First Day Back To Brick And MortarIf you chose the brick and mortar learning option for your child, you may have found yourself waking up to a different routine this morning. Monday, Hillsborough County students headed back into the classroom. We followed the superintendent and his team to some of those locations to give you the inside scoop on the students' first day back.
Hillsborough County School Board Schedules Emergency Meeting TomorrowThe Hillsborough County School Board will hold an emergency meeting Friday at 8am to decide if Hillsborough County Schools will reopen August 31, 2020 as planned.
Pinellas County School Board Reviews Efforts In First Day Back To SchoolOne day after Pinellas County Schools reopened for students, district officials weighed in on what they saw during Tuesday’s school board meeting.
Disinfectant Company Embraces Technology As Students Return To SchoolAs schools begin to reopen, one Tampa Bay company says it's working to keep students returning to the classroom safe with new technology.
Shipping Expert Warns Of USPS Peak Surcharges This Holiday SeasonShipping industry experts are warning buyers and sellers to begin planning now for peak season shipments as shipping industry is facing new challenges in 2020 due to the pandemic. Experts say they expect major delays due to rate hikes and transportation predictions.
Hours From Florida Schools Reopening, Some Teachers Remain AnxiousPasco County teachers went back to their classrooms today. Teachers who were selected to teach students on campus are getting ready for them to arrive next week. CW44's Andrea Alvarez spoke with a Pasco County teacher who says he's anxious but maybe not in the good sense.
Florida Woman Claims 5 Friends Tested Positive For COVID-19, Didn't Take Test“I had five friends go, sign up, wait in line for an hour in the heat, didn’t get in to be tested but all got calls two days later that they tested positive. They were never tested!