Local Nonprofit Creates First School in U.S. For Children With CancerThe first of its kind in the country, the 1Voice Foundation partnered up with Hillsborough County Public Schools to provide a school for children with cancer.
Tampa Student Tours Pandemic-Impacted Industries For Better UnderstandingWhen he saw what was happening around him during the Covid-19 pandemic, USF student Sean Schrader shifted his attention from classroom research to independently analyze Tampa Bay’s workforce.
HCPS Launches Quarantine Tutoring Program for StudentsThe Hillsborough County School District launched a new virtual program to help alleviate pressure from both students and teachers when a student must quarantine after being exposed to- or contracting Covid-19.
Report: Florida Faces a Nursing Shortage Crisis“The pandemic has absolutely exacerbated the workforce shortages in our hospitals,” explained Mary Mayhew who serves as President and CEO of the Florida Hospital Association. The healthcare worker shortage isn’t letting up.
Behind The Scenes: A Former Frontline Worker's MessageEarlier this month, CW44 News at 10 took you behind the scenes of the Covid-19 clinic. But this story doesn’t end there. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to plague cities across the country, frontline workers are quitting in groves due to the overwhelming surge of positive cases.
'This is an issue': USF Unveils New Human Trafficking Research LabThe University of South Florida just opened a new lab devoted to studying human trafficking research in the state. The research lab aims to transform Tampa Bay into a region that’s resilient to human trafficking.
Pasco County Parents Protest: 'We Need Masks To Be Required'Pasco County parents protested about masks Tuesday morning ahead of the school board meeting. The board is asking parents for patience.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Keith McCants Found DeadA former Tampa Bay Buccaneer was found dead in a St. Petersburg home Thursday due to a possible drug overdose, police say. As more details are released, CW44 is taking a look back at the legacy he left behind.
Governor DeSantis Proclaims September as Florida Preparedness MonthAs recovery efforts continue for hurricane Ida, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Thursday in an effort to prepare as Florida enters the peak of hurricane season.
USF Students Explain First Week Back On CampusIt’s been one week since local college students returned to campus at USF for the fall semester. We caught up with one student who gave feedback on what it's like there.
Pasco Co. Parent is 'Super Frustrated' With School DistrictA Pasco County mom is speaking out after she says a lack of transparency from the school district is putting students at risk of Covid-19. School officials issued a response stating they’re working diligently to catch up.
'Continuous Mass Casualty': Local Frontline Workers Share Video DiaryAs the second wave of Covid-19 cases continue to surge across Florida, frontline workers right here in Tampa Bay are sharing their stories. We’re taking you inside the Covid-19 units at Tampa General Hospital.
Behind The Scenes: The Covid-19 ClinicAs more Covid-19 testing sites begin opening back up across Tampa Bay, additional help is needed on the frontlines. But what does that hard work actually entail? We got an inside scoop.
'Quarantine Back-Up Plan' In Place For Pinellas County StudentsPinellas County Schools are rolling out plans to continue instruction if and when students must quarantine. School officials say this is to help solve the attendance issue caused by the pandemic.
Hillsborough County Students Return Brick-And-Mortar Style TuesdayAs concerns of the Delta variant continue, first day of classes began for thousands of students across the bay area Tuesday.