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.
Some Tampa Bay Residents Don't Believe $600 Stimulus Check Is EnoughAbout 24 hours after President Donald Trump signed an economic relief package bill that would give each adult $600, the government is now voting on whether or not to increase that amount to $2,000 per adult.
7 Arrested In Florida Retail Theft Ring, Costing Retailers Nearly $85kDetectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, working with other state and local officials have developed 8 suspects statewide during an investigation that started in August of 2019. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft and illegal re-sale of high-dollar items such as baby formula, diapers, and energy drinks, resulting in felony charges of grand theft and racketeering, among other crimes.
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.
Hillsborough Code Enforcement Ramps Up Visits To Local Businesses Through HolidaysStarting this week, Hillsborough County Code Enforcement Officers are going to local businesses every day to make sure everyone is following CDC guidelines. Previously officers were only responding to code violation calls every once in a while.
First Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Administered At Tampa General HospitalThis week, people in the Tampa area are receiving the first round of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Hillsborough Surveys Residents To Develop COVID Vaccine Distribution PlanThe Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management is asking residents to fill out a survey, that will help the county put together a vaccine distribution plan.
Surge In Online Shopping Delivers Increase In Cardboard WasteThis year the Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste is seeing an increase in cardboard box waste because of the pandemic,  now employees are working around the clock to remind people how important it is to recycle.
Hillsborough County Distributes Free Masks To Those In Need As Cases RiseAs COVID-19 cases increase in the area, Hillsborough County is now offering free masks to the public to try to reduce the spread of Coronavirus. This comes just one day after the nation saw it’s deadliest day for COVID-19.
Hillsborough Schools See Spike In COVID, Warns Families To Stay SafeHillsborough County Public School officials say the district is seeing a spike in Coronavirus cases following the Thanksgiving holiday. Now they are asking families to be as careful as possible as we get closer to winter break.