The CDC says the COVID-19 Community Levels are “high” in nearly all Tampa Bay area counties

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the COVID-19 Community Levels in nearly all Tampa Bay area counties is “high.”

A new report says the pandemic resulted in the highest-ever rates of death due to alcohol, drugs and suicide in the U.S.

The U.S. experienced the highest ever combined rates of deaths due to alcohol, drugs, and suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic's first year.

Coronavirus positivity increases for the tenth straight week in Hillsborough County

Coronavirus test positivity in Hillsborough County, Florida, has increased for ten weeks in a row and is now at nearly 11%.

Hillsborough coronavirus percent positivity increased for the seventh week in a row

The percentage of tests coming back positive for coronavirus has increased in Hillsborough County for the seventh week in a row.
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Coronavirus positivity rates continue to rise in Tampa Bay area counties

The percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties continues to rise.

CDC: COVID-19 community transmission is “Substantial” in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee and Sarasota Counties

The CDC's index of COVID-19 "Community Transmission" is listed as "Substantial" in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Sarasota Counties.
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Coronavirus percent positivity continues to rise in Hillsborough County

The number of positive coronavirus cases in Florida is increasing again; the percent positivity rate continues to climb in Hillsborough.
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Florida’s politics have impacted COVID cases

Florida's politics have impacted COVID cases. COVID is killing more people in states run by Republicans than those led by Democrats.
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Unvaccinated staff cost Pasco County school district $11 million, according to a report

The Pasco school district’s health policy is about $11 million in debt because of COVID-related claims by unvaccinated employees.

A new treatment option: COVID-19 pills

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources People who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 have a new treatment option. Two new COVID-19 pills require a doctor’s prescription because of the limited supply and...
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Interview with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Conference of Mayors, affordable housing and omicron response

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor speaks to WMNF about affordable housing and efforts to combat the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
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Because of new FDA guidelines, Hillsborough stops offering antibody therapy treatments

Hillsborough County has stopped offering antibody therapy treatments because of new guidelines from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

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