In Pinellas, Black residents are 2.5 times more likely to contract the coronavirus than white residents. That’s one of the largest disparities in Florida.
August 7, 2020
A mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby.
August 11, 2020
August 3, 2020
About 84 percent of people under the age of 65 who died from the coronavirus had an underlying medical issue, a Tampa Bay Times analysis found.
July 31, 2020
Broad Changes Still Needed Within U.S. Indian Health Service to Prevent More Abuse, Task Force Finds
The task force was formed to look into the Indian Health Service’s handling of sex-abuse cases and accusations.
July 23, 2020
Studies show agricultural workers are among those at highest risk of contracting COVID-19. In the fields, harvest crews work side-by-side cutting rows of vegetables, making it impossible to keep six feet apart. Housing is scarce and expensive, so multiple families often crowd into one small home.
July 21, 2020
She Has Cancer and Is High-Risk for COVID Complications. But Like Many Essential Farmworkers, She Can’t Stay Home
Sinthia Hernandez’s story helps reveal “COVID’s Hidden Toll” on workers maintaining America’s food supply, many of them undocumented immigrants.
July 21, 2020
Five months into its pandemic relief effort, Tampa nonprofit Metropolitan Ministries is crafting new ways to help needy families.
Tampa Bay Times
July 15, 2020
Sixteen weeks before a presidential election, hundreds of cash-strapped elections supervisors across the U.S. are waiting to see how much state and federal money will be coming their way.
July 14, 2020