The Florida Aquarium Welcomes Their Newest Adorable ResidentThere's a dapper new resident in Tampa! Meet Kini, pronounced Keen-EE. CW44's Price McKeon was given an exclusive introduction to the newest penguin at the Florida Aquarium!
2020 Primary Election Early Voting Now Open Through August 16 In Hillsborough CountyYesterday was the first day of Early Voting in the 2020 Primary Election in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Preparing For Hurricanes: Hillsborough County Supplies Free Pet 'Go-Bag' To ResidentsNow is the time to make plans to prepare for the possibility of a tropical storm or hurricane. For people with pets, that requires some extra work.
Hillsborough County EPG: Trending In Right Direction, But Long Way to GoLocal COVID-19 coronavirus data presented to the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group today showed encouraging trends in some measurements for the first time in a few weeks.
JET ICU Flies Twins Born Premature In Utah, Home To St. PetersburgTampa-based company, JET ICU helped a Pinellas County couple bring their twins home which were prematurely born in Utah.
Preparing For Hurricanes During COVID-19Preparing for hurricane looks a little different this year as COVID-19 continues to spread in the community. CW44's, Price McKeon spoke with Hillsborough County officials who help remind residents how to stay prepared for a hurricane while in the middle of a pandemic.
Hillsborough County Commissioners Take Another Step Toward Dissolving County's EPGFor decades, the EPG typically only activated during hurricanes. The EPG, not the county commission, currently has the power to renew the state of local emergency. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Hillsborough is the only county that operates in this manner. The board of commissioners aims to end this, and Tuesday's meeting was yet another successful step in that direction.
Hillsborough County EPG: Emergency Officials Extend Face Coverings OrderWith community transmission of COVID-19 coronavirus widespread in Hillsborough County, a majority of the members of the Emergency Policy Group today voted to extend their face coverings executive order for at least another seven days.
COVID-19 Testing In Hillsborough Has Nearly Doubled, Positive Cases Increase Nearly Seven-foldTim Dudley, Hillsborough County's Emergency Management Director, stated earlier this week that data suggests a slight decrease in testing demand at county-run COVID-19 testing site.
Hillsborough County Extends State Of Local Emergency For COVID-19Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group members today extended a state of local emergency enacted in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
County Commissioners Take First Step To Try to Take Over Hillsborough's COVID-19 ResponseHillsborough County Commissioners take a step toward taking power back from the Emergency Policy Group in regards to the COVID-19 response.
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.
Hillsborough Cty. EPG Increases Available Appointments At COVID-19 Testing SitesHillsborough County Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley reported to the Emergency Policy Group today that 10,448 people were tested for COVID-19 coronavirus through Hillsborough's public testing initiative during the week of July 6.
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.
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.