Florida Nurse Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Patient On Multiple OccasionsA nurse in Citrus County has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a patient multiple times.
Nearly All Available Covid Vaccines Spoken For In Tampa Bay, Anxiously Awaiting Next ShipmentAs health officials in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties wrap up week one of COVID-19 vaccine distributions to residents 65 and older, local government officials are honing in on the issues that still need major work before moving forward.
The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Cancels Second Year In A Row Due To PandemicLocal businesses are responding after organizers announced the annual Sugar Sand Festival in Clearwater is cancelled for 2021 for a second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Vaccination Rolls Out Smoothly In Hillsborough County WednesdayThousands of local Tampa Bay residents waited in line this morning to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hillsborough County officials say despite a two hour wait time, the process ran smoothly.
Tampa Bar Permits Hang In The Balance If They Cannot Adhere To Covid GuidelinesWith positive cases of Covid increasing, the City of Tampa is cracking down on bar and restaurant owners who violate the current city and county COVID-19 emergency orders.
Meeting Covid Vaccine Demand, Hillsborough Increases Call Center Hours, Agent StaffingAppointments for the COVID-19 vaccine are still available to residents age 65 and older this week in Hillsborough County. The County, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, expanded the operational hours of its vaccine call center and will triple the number of call agents Tuesday to help residents in this category secure needed appointments.
Fraudulent Eventbrite Site Charging Some Tampa Bay Seniors For Covid Vaccine RegistrationSome seniors registering for the COVID vaccine in Pinellas County have found themselves duped into paying for appointments on a fraudulent website.
Pinellas County Covid Vaccine Appointments At Capacity On Day TwoTuesday was the first day for people 65 and older to receive COVID-19 vaccines in Pinellas County. Just one day after registration opened to the public, Pinellas County Health Officials say there’s not more spots available.
Covid Vaccine Websites Crash Monday As Tampa Bay Residents Rush To RegisterIf you were one of those across Tampa Bay who tried signing up for a COVID-19 vaccine Monday afternoon but were shut out, you’re not alone. Health officials say tech issues caused the site to crash.
Multiple Counties In Tampa Bay Area Now Accepting Appointments For Covid Vaccines As COVID Testing Sees Holiday RushWith the new year approaching, Tampa Bay health officials say testing sites are seeing a major influx of residents looking to get tested.
Beyond Health Benefits, Covid Vaccine Delivers HopeOn Wednesday, people 65 years of age and older started receiving the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Manatee County. CW44's Casey Albritton spoke with a recipient of the first round of those vaccines and for her, the vaccine delivers peace of mind.
COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Fully Booked Through Jan. 4 In Manatee CountyManatee County Health Officials began administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to people 65 and older on Tuesday.
The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine And What To Expect, According To A Tampa Doctor That Received ItCOVID-19 vaccines have begun the long road of distribution across the globe. A doctor at Tampa General Hospital discusses his experience receiving the vaccine and what to consider when it's your turn to get vaccinated.
Pinellas Man That Spent 51 Days In Coma Warns Against Holiday GatheringA Pinellas County man who spent more than 75 days in an intensive care unit fighting Coronavirus echoes local warnings to practice patience by not gathering for holidays. As the holidays draw near, local leaders are also asking people to be more careful than ever about taking COVID-19 precautions.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Rolling Out In Pinellas County Long-Term Care FacilitiesOver the next several days, Pinellas County Health Department is working to vaccinate residents and employees at all of their long-term care facilities with the new COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.