Evacuation Ordered For Piney Point Area, DeSantis Orders State Of EmergencyGovernor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency for the Tampa-area reservoir that officials suggest could cause structural collapse at any time, forcing many to evacuate on Easter Sunday.
'Keep It Outdoors': Experts Urge Easter Safety Tips Amid COVID-19 Breakthrough InfectionsAfter numerous breakthrough COVID-19 infections, despite having been vaccinated, experts are warning that “sticking to the basics” is the best advice to go by while out for church service and those Easter egg hunts this weekend.
Sarasota Health Officials Address COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy, ConcernsAs COVID-19 vaccine supplies become more readily available, Sarasota health officials are dispelling certain concerns and alleged myths surrounding the vaccine.
Officials Announce 'Incident Action Plan' Ahead of Busiest Beach HolidaysIn preparation for two of the busiest beach holidays coming up, Manatee County government officials partnered up with law enforcement to announce their plan to tackle safety for both visitors and locals.
Florida Covid Vaccine Eligibility Now Available To Residents Age 40 And OlderAs of Monday, people ages 40 and older in Florida are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and officials say they are increasing the amount of doses available at the federal vaccine site in Tampa.
Manatee County Notices Uptick In COVID-19 Cases During Spring BreakManatee County officials tell CW44 News they’ve noticed an uptick in COVID-19 cases. They’re now asking for your help to get those numbers back down.
Individuals In Hillsborough Age 40 And Older Can Now Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination AppointmentsIndividuals age 40 and older can now make appointments to receive a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccination at Hillsborough County's three public vaccination sites.
Florida-Based Company Developing Intranasal COVID-19 VaccineGov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday all adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April. Now with the need for more vaccines in the sunshine state the only Florida based company working on a vaccine just entered stage two of vaccine development.
Floridians Ages 50 And Older Now Eligible To Receive COVID-19 VaccineMonday was the first day Floridians 50 and older are able to receive the Coronavirus vaccine.
Governor DeSantis Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 50 And Older On MondayGovernor Ron DeSantis announced starting Monday, people ages 50 and up will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and soon after, it’ll be opened up to everyone.
Manatee County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Age To 55 And OlderManatee County is working to get ahead of any vaccination hold ups. If you’re 55 and older, live in Manatee County, and plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine, you’re officially eligible to enroll yourself in preparation.
'Things Finally Started Lightening Up': How Tampa Bay Celebrated St. Patrick's Day in 2021Known for giant tents, outdoor live bands, and green... everything, this year felt a little different for those celebrating St. Patrick's Day after a hard-hitting 2020 just as businesses were told to shut down due to COVID-19.
Floridians Age 60 And Older Are Now Able To Receive COVID-19 VaccineMore Floridians are now eligible to get the Coronavirus vaccine, after Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order allowing people 60 and up to get vaccinated starting Monday.
Manatee Co Bypasses Statewide Vaccination Registration System For FlexibilityCOVID-19 Vaccination guidelines for the state of Florida have changed this week, making more Floridians eligible. But while the standby pool has expanded, some counties are deciding to stick with their own way of making appointments.
Tampa FEMA Covid Vaccine Site Operating At 'Little To No Wait'On Wednesday morning, health officials say the federal Covid vaccination site in Tampa is operating at little to no wait.