What To Expect From Disney World's Reopening Following COVID-19First person account of Disney World in the COVID-19 epidemic
Hillsborough County Opens New Free Testing Site In Town N CountryHillsborough County Opening New Test Site in Town N Country New test site offers evening and weekend hours. Residents must make appointment at (888) 513-6321
President Trump Visits South Florida, Discusses COVID-19, Schools And VenezuelaSkylar Henry reports from the White House that President Trump briefly addressed the coronavirus pandemic during a visit to U.S. Southern Command. President Trump confirms, "...before it hit, we were doing really well, and we're still doing very well but now we're getting back on track."
Hillsborough Enters Phase 2 County's R3 Program: Includes Help For Small BusinessSmall business owners throughout Hillsborough County who were forced to close by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be able to apply for more than $100 million in relief money on Monday, July 13, as the County’s Rapid Response Recovery Program (R3) enters application Phase 2.
Tampa Bay Crisis Center Reports Thousands Of Calls Due To COVID-19Local experts are giving an update on mental and emotional health statistics that have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. They report receiving thousands of calls regarding the newly mandated regulations and adapting to those limitations.
Hillsborough County Is Distributing Free Reusable Face Masks Via 10 LibrariesBeginning today, you can obtain a free reusable face covering at 10 library locations throughout Hillsborough County.
COVID-19 And How Some States Are Reacting To The Surge In CasesIn Florida, the mask issue has tempers flaring. A man yelled at an elderly woman at a Costco after she asked him to follow the store rules and put on a mask. CBS News reports, the man has been fired from his job at an insurance agency.
Free COVID-19 Testing Site Now Open In Downtown St. PeteA drive-thru, community-based COVID-19 testing site opened Wednesday, July 8, at 11 a.m. at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Parking Garage.
The Eagles And Guns N' Roses Bag COVID-19 Financial SupportThe Eagles and Guns N' Roses bag COVID-19 financial support.
Novavax Receives $1.6B From U.S. Gov't To Expedite COVID-19 VaccinationThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today jointly announced a $1.6 billion agreement with Novavax, Inc. of Gaithersburg, Maryland, to demonstrate commercial-scale manufacturing of the company’s COVID-19 investigational vaccine.
Hillsborough Schools to Require Face Coverings as Schools Set to Reopen August 10Students, staff and visitors will be required to wear face coverings at Hillsborough County Schools when classes resume August 10.
Florida Hospital Group To Resume Stricter Visitation Rules and Delaying Some ProceduresSome Tampa Bay region hospitals are choosing to resume stricter visitation rules amid the large spike in COVID-19 cases. One hospital group that we spoke to is HCA Healthcare Centers across the state of Florida, which have begun delaying certain in-patient surgeries and procedures in an attempt to increase bed capacity.
Revisions To Hillsborough County Face Covering Mandate Shifts AccountabilityHillsborough County business customers who don't follow the Emergency Policy Group's executive order requiring face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus may find themselves looking at a fine, while businesses that take specific actions to inform patrons about the order will not, in revisions made to the order by EPG members this afternoon.
Friendly Reminder: Tax Filing Deadline Is July 15thPenalties and interest will begin to accrue on any remaining unpaid balances as of July 16, 2020. You will automatically avoid interest and penalties on the taxes paid by July 15.
LEGO® Introduces Pop Culture LEGO ART SetsLEGO meets pop culture icons on September 1, 2020. If borrowing your kid's lego set isn't getting the job done for you, adult lego sets are on the way! The first four sets introduced will be The Beatles, Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe, Marvel Studios Iron Man and Star Wars™ The Sith™.