Hillsborough County Commission Extends Local State Of EmergencyThe Hillsborough County Commission voted to extend the county’s state of emergency despite the governor’s executive order.
Tampa Bay School Districts Respond To Governor DeSantis' Executive OrderOn Tuesday, school districts in the area made announcements about whether students will be required to wear masks through the rest of the 2020-'21 school year.
Governor DeSantis Suspends All COVID-19 Restrictions In FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis signed an emergency order that will do away with all local COVID-19 emergency orders throughout the state.
Local Officials Warn About Possible Increase In Vacation ScamsOfficials say you may see more scams offering free vacations or vacation rentals as more people start to travel again.
Tampa Bay Doctors React To New CDC GuidelinesThe CDC announced Tuesday that people who are vaccinated are now allowed to participate in most outdoor activities without masks.
Pasco County School District Requires Masks Through Rest Of School YearThe superintendent says he made a mistake when he claimed that the district’s ability to require masks depended on the state's executive order.
As Demand Wanes, Pasco To Offer Only Second Doses In May For Covid VaccineCOVID-19 drive-thru vaccination sites in Pasco County will begin transitioning to walk-up clinic locations and only second doses will be offered in May due to the decline in demand.
NEWS OF THE WEEK: Macklemore Suffered Sobriety Slip During Covid-19 ShutdownMacklemore suffered sobriety slip during Covid-19 shutdown.
Polk County To Shutter COVID-19 Vaccination PortalPolk County will soon shutter their COVID-19 vaccination scheduling portal.
Ad Hoc Gasparilla-Style Events Invade Tampa Bay SaturdayThe Coronavirus pandemic may have sidelined Tampa's annual Gasparilla celebration, but that hasn't stopped an ad hoc celebration from unfolding this weekend in and around the bay waters of Tampa. Local bar owners gear up for a spike in customers over the weekend.
USF Doctor Talks About Possible Future For Johnson & Johnson VaccineOn Wednesday, the CDC had a meeting with the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices to learn more about the six women who were found to have blood clots after getting to Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
CDC and FDA Recommend Pause On Johnson & Johnson VaccinationsThe CDC says cases of rare and severe blood clots were identified in six women shortly after they all received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
New Healthcare Initiative Supports Permanent Telehealth Services in FloridaFriday, local advocates for Florida’s legislative policies launched a new initiative to highlight the growing grassroots support for permanent telehealth services across the state.
Gaten Matarazzo Spills On Season 4 Of Stranger ThingsGaten Matarazzo talks about Season 4 of "Stranger Things."
Bay Area Churches Prepare For Easter During PandemicFor many churches, the key to having an Easter service is making sure safety precautions are in place, like enough space to social distance.Bay Area churches are gearing up for an Easter like no other. Last year, many churches were forced to cancel Easter services due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but this year, many are holding unique celebrations.