Dr. Wilson says right now almost 100 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 at Tampa General.
ZooTampa Starts Giving Animals COVID-19 VaccineOfficials at ZooTampa say they have a full list of species that are most susceptible to COVID-19, and that’s the order they are going to go in to vaccinate every animal.
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.
City Of Tampa Asks For Community Input On West Tampa Development PlanAffordable and market rate housing, retail stores, restaurants, local businesses, a workforce training center, and recreational areas will soon full the 18- acre area.
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.
Local Businesses Are Being Investigated For Possible Vaccine Passport Law ViolationsThe state is investigating local Tampa Bay businesses for possibly violating the vaccine passport law.
Local Doctor Recommends COVID-19 Precautions For HalloweenShe says it’s important to still social distance, but keeping your hands clean is the most critical part.
State Board of Education Decides Not To Penalize Hillsborough County Schools For New Mask PolicyBoth Hillsborough and Sarasota Counties were removed from that list because they adjusted their mask policies.
Hillsborough County Schools Changes Mask PolicyThe board voted to remove the medical opt-out requirement, and now all parents have to do is fill out a form saying their child does not have to wear a mask at school.
Local Organizations Talk About Domestic Violence Awareness MonthOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and following the Gabby Petito case, the issue is coming to light more than ever.
Polk County Sheriff Releases Names Of Three Victims In Davenport MurderSheriff Judd says Runyon is now being charged in the murder of 41-year-old Kevin Lanusse, 44-year-old Gregory Dolezal, and 46-year-old Dewlon “Dew” Donell.
Local High School Students Take on Barbering ElectiveAlthough it may seem simple in nature, it’s no shortcut in Mrs. Grooms’ classroom. Under these perms and conditions, students with MHS Barber Academy are encouraged to become licensed professionals.
Humane Society Of Tampa Bay Opens Pumpkin PatchAll money from the pumpkin patch goes straight to dogs, cats, and bunnies in need.
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.
St. Petersburg Breaks Top U.S. Cities Where Latinos Are ThrivingAs we approach the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, new data is being released on cities where Latinos are said to be thriving and Tampa Bay just made that list.
Local Investigator Explains How Missing-Person Cases Are HandledHe says the first step in a missing case is a family contacting the police as soon as they think a loved one is missing, then a detective gets involved.
Fifteen High School Students And One Teacher In Polk County Arrested After ProtestOne teacher and 15 students in Polk County are facing multiple charges after a protest broke out at Kathleen Senior High School Monday morning.
Sarasota County Schools Changes Mask PolicySarasota Schools suspended its emergency mask policy on Monday, which required everyone to wear masks unless they had a note from a medical professional.
'You could be a special agent': FBI Tampa is HiringYou could be the next local FBI agent right here in Tampa Bay. FBI Tampa is celebrating National Forensic Science Week by highlighting their different careers and programs available. Application windows are now open.
'Black-Owned Businesses' Grant Helps Owner Keep BoutiqueThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is currently accepting applications for its coalition to support black-owned businesses. One owner shares her experience after nearly losing her business.
Local Doctors Say Vaccine For Children Five to Eleven Is Pivotal To Fight The PandemicThis comes one day after Pfizer announced that so far in its trials, the vaccine is working for children between the ages of five and eleven, and an emergency use authorization could be right around the corner.
Tampa General Hospital Doctor Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations Are Very HighDr. Wilson says right now almost 100 patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 at Tampa General.
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.
At Least Three Students Arrested For New TikTok Challenge In Tampa Bay AreaLocal school districts are asking students to not participate in a new TikTok trend, called “Devious Licks,” in which students vandalize parts of schools and post it online.
Hillsborough County Schools Sees Massive Bus Driver ShortageOfficials say they need about 150 bus drivers to cover all the routes and COVID-19 related absences.