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.
Law Enforcement Asks For Extra Awareness With Back To School TrafficMany Tampa Bay area students are returning to brick and mortar schools in Florida this week. With the return comes calls from local law enforcement for awareness and patience with the additional school traffic.
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.
Tampa Bay Physician Discusses Return To School For Children With DisabilitiesDr. Escude, a family physician who spent most of his career focusing on those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has been working with his company to identify risks that are often missed in individuals with mental health disabilities. He says there are ways around deciding what’s best for your child come August.
Mayor Kriseman: "We're Encouraged By Some Recent Trends"In St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's weekly address to the city, he highlighted optimism in local COVID-19 trends.
July 4th Beach Plans In Pinellas CountyPinellas County officials discuss beach plans ahead of July 4th weekend. “We’ve been receiving a lot of emails asking us to close the beaches,”
St. Pete Pier Grand Opening: Protocols You Need To KnowThe wait is over. It's time to exPIERience the new St. Pete Pier. The new St. Pete Pier and Pier District will open on Monday, July 6 at 5:00 P.M.
UPDATE: University Of South Florida Consolidation Takes Effect July 1, 2020Consolidation provides a wide range of new opportunities for students and faculty and ensures that every student has an opportunity to earn their degree from a Preeminent State Research University.
HCSO Needs Help Identifying Suspects In Vehicle Theft/Burglary Spree“Knowing that guns have been stolen from some of these vehicles, identifying and locating these suspects is even more urgent. We do not want to see these weapons contributing to crime in our communities,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "Please, help us help you by locking your doors, taking valuable items inside or concealing them if you must leave them in your vehicle.”
New COVID-19 Discoveries Made By Tampa Bay Area Scientists“This thing comes from your mouth and nose to another person’s vice versa. We have a choice, we can put space between us to deny it host or we can put material between us to deny it host.”
Tampa Bay Area Lawyer Discusses Newly Mandated Face CoveringsFor the nearly 3 million people living in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties, getting used to face masks in a day or two won’t come easily. But now that it’s a requirement with enforcement intact, there isn’t much room for error either.
Tampa Bay Area Antenna TV Users: July 1, 2020 Is Rescan DayIf your television signal comes from antenna and you're in the Tampa Bay television market, you will need to rescan your tv on July 1, 2020. This will affect all views of CW44 and related "dot" channels.
Gov. DeSantis Announces Recommendations To Reopen Florida Education SystemsGovernor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran's recommendations for local communities to consider as they finalize plans to re-open safe and healthy schools that are set up for success.
Clearwater Announces 5 Winners Of Sidewalk Poetry ContestThe five winning poems will be featured in the coming months on Clearwater’s sidewalks for the life of the walkway, by stamping the poems into the concrete of newly constructed and repaired sidewalks in five locations throughout the city.
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Suffering From Underfunding In FloridaSince COVID-19, of course traditional patient care has changed. McKinnon says in January, the CFBHN provided about 1,158 telehealth services, and by the end of April, they provided more than 54,000 telehealth service calls.