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™.