Florida Bars Reopened Monday: Not Soon Enough For Some Struggling OwnersFlorida bar owners were able to reopen their businesses Monday after an amendment to the state’s Executive Order was lifted. Bars can reopen at 50% capacity as long as they follow social distancing and Covid-prevention rules.
California Doctor Takes Interest In Helping Florida Fight COVIDA doctor in California has taken a strong interest in COVID-19 testing in Florida, among other states. He and his team are developing an at-home antibody rapid test and believes testing should increase, regardless of what politicians say.
Hillsborough School Board Discusses Child Trauma/Mental Health IssuesThe Hillsborough County School Board met on Tuesday to discuss multiple topics including student trauma and mental health issues and possibly focusing tax dollars toward these issues.
Minorities Needed For Coronavirus Vaccine TrialsA group funded by the National Institutes of Health has released a series of television ads minorities to roll up their sleeves and become study participants in clinical trials for coronavirus vaccines.
Pasco Teacher: 'These Kids Are Unnecessarily Struggling To Get Through The Day'Pasco County education officials recapped the first week of learning by speaking with the superintendent's staff about what they saw.
BREAKING: First 2 Bucs Home Games Will Be Played Without FansTampa Bay Buccaneer Season Ticket holders were just notified today via email that the first two regular season games will be played without fans.
Florida Men Charged With Using 700 Synthetic Identities To Exploit Covid-19 Relief ProgramsAccording to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Miami federal prosecutors have charged two Florida residents with bank fraud conspiracy for allegedly using synthetic identities to commit crimes, including defrauding banks and stealing over $3 million from COVID-19 relief programs.
How Coronavirus Ravaged America's Nursing Homes: 'We've Gone From Long Term Care To Carnage In Five Months'Nursing homes all over the country were ravaged by COVID-19. AARP's Elaine M. Ryan shares her thoughts on the failures in care that occurred for seniors and the future of nursing homes.
Georgia And Florida See Coronavirus Numbers DeclineAlthough the number of cases is still climbing nationwide, at least two states that had previously seen a surge are now reporting some improvement.
Gov. Kemp Defends COVID-19 StrategyEven though Georgia’s coronavirus infection rate is among the worst in the nation, a spokeswoman for Gov. Brian Kemp pushed back on questions about a lack of progress made in combating COVID-19 in the state.
Police: Florida Man Punched Senior Citizen Over Social Distancing RequestA 75-year-old Daytona Beach man who recently had heart surgery was punched in the chest and knocked to the ground after asking a woman to maintain social distancing at a Publix store, police said.
Disinfectant Company Embraces Technology As Students Return To SchoolAs schools begin to reopen, one Tampa Bay company says it's working to keep students returning to the classroom safe with new technology.
Shipping Expert Warns Of USPS Peak Surcharges This Holiday SeasonShipping industry experts are warning buyers and sellers to begin planning now for peak season shipments as shipping industry is facing new challenges in 2020 due to the pandemic. Experts say they expect major delays due to rate hikes and transportation predictions.
Hours From Florida Schools Reopening, Some Teachers Remain AnxiousPasco County teachers went back to their classrooms today. Teachers who were selected to teach students on campus are getting ready for them to arrive next week. CW44's Andrea Alvarez spoke with a Pasco County teacher who says he's anxious but maybe not in the good sense.
Florida Woman Claims 5 Friends Tested Positive For COVID-19, Didn't Take Test“I had five friends go, sign up, wait in line for an hour in the heat, didn’t get in to be tested but all got calls two days later that they tested positive. They were never tested!