COVID Restrictions: Singing Prohibited At Indoor Live Music Performances In MassachusettsSinging during live musical performances is prohibited in Massachusetts to limit the spread of COVID-19.
2021 Florida Strawberry Festival Now Open But With COVID-19 PrecautionsStrawberry Festival organizers spent over $600,000 on equipment like disinfecting doors and hand sanitizer stations.
Atlanta Area Women Charged With Stealing Millions Of Dollars From The Paycheck Protection ProgramLakisha Swope and Treisha Pearson were arraigned in federal court on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering after allegedly participating in a scheme to steal over $3.5 million from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
USF Epidemiologists Analyze Prevalence Of COVID-19 Variants In Bay AreaNew variants of COVID-19 are emerging across the globe and is leaving many in Florida curious about which strains have been detected locally. Additionally, will current approved vaccines have the ability to combat the evolving virus?
Winter Storm Delays Florida COVID-19 Vaccine DeliveriesManatee County is now having to reschedule over 5,000 vaccine appointments because of the 2021 Winter Storm sweeping across the country.
COVID Long-Haulers Find Relief Among Fellow Sufferers on Road to RecoveryAbout 10 percent of patients experience lingering misery after they no longer test positive for COVID-19. They're the "long-haulers" and doctors at UCSF established an online support group for them that is the first of its kind in the nation.
Florida Man Obtains $3.9 Million In PPP Loans, Buys A $318,000 LamboA Florida man pled guilty to fraudulently acquiring approximately $3.9 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and using those funds, in part, to buy a $318,000 Lamborghini sports car for himself
Expert Says Tampa Bay Could See Spike In COVID-19 Cases After Super BowlDr. Thomas Unnasch says if there is a spike in COVID-19 cases, we won’t see it for about a month.
Texas Representative Ron Wright Dies After Contracting COVID-19North Texas Republican Congressman Ron Wright has died. Wright, who had been battling lung cancer since 2020 and recently contracted COVID-19, died Sunday night.
LA County Says No TVs For Outdoor Diners At Local RestaurantsThe order bans restaurants from allowing television screens that broadcast programming to patrons in an effort to keep restaurants from becoming overcrowded for sporting events, such as the upcoming Super Bowl.
COVID Vaccines For Children Appear To Be A Half A Year Away, Or LongerCurrent coronavirus vaccines are only approved for adults, but Pfizer has now started a trial for children between the ages of 12 and 15.
Tampa Bar Owners Prepare For Super Bowl WeekendBar owners across the Tampa Bay area are preparing for Super Bowl weekend and the festivities that come with it. The financial impact of the pandemic is top of mind for some owners who say their focus for the weekend is protecting patrons from getting the Coronavirus by enforcing social distancing, mask-wearing, and sanitizing.
Customer Leaves $1,400 Tip At Estes Park Bakery With Message 'COVID Sucks!'The customer left a simple message along with the tip: "COVID sucks!"
Manatee County To Require Proof Of Residence To Receive COVID-19 VaccineThe Manatee County Department of Health is starting to require proof of residence to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement is expected to be imposed when the next round of COVID-19 vaccines are delivered to Manatee County.
Doubling Up Masks Creates 'Obstacle Course' For COVID, Colorado Doctor Encourages You To Consider ItWearing a mask provides protection against COVID-19 both for the person wearing the mask and those around them. Now we're hearing wearing two masks may offer even more protection.