Tampa Bay’s Festival of Lights expands drive-thru light display

Still wondering where to take the family or loved ones this coming weekend? Tampa Bay transforms into a brilliant winter wonderland as the holiday season approaches, and the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds in Dover proudly joins the hype with the Festival of Lights and Santa’s Village! This event, nestled in the middle of the festive landscape, … Read more

Rare flesh-eating bacteria kills five in Tampa Bay

Vibrio vulnificus is a bacteria that dwells in warm, brackish saltwater. Although infections are uncommon, Florida sees several instances of vibrio each year. So far this year, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) has reported 26 instances across the state. Five persons were killed in the Tampa Bay area. Hillsborough County recorded two deaths, while … Read more

Hillsborough School District looking for 200 bus drivers in job fair today

Today, the Hillsborough County School District will hold a job fair to fill available bus driver positions. Check out the schedule for the event below: The district has been fighting a persistent shortfall, which is affecting school districts around the country. Transportation officials are working hard to rehire enough drivers. Officials have worked hard to … Read more

70 thousand residents from Hillsborough County at risk from data breach

The county is informing citizens and contractors of a global data breach that may have compromised some people’s personal information. Hillsborough County was notified of the incident on June 1 by MoveIT, a HIPAA-compliant file transfer service provider. The county promptly contacted the company for more information and collaborated with the vendor to develop new … Read more

How to Apply for a Healthcare Plan in Hillsborough County – A Step-by-Step Guide

Hillsborough Health Care provides a crucial safety net for vulnerable residents of Hillsborough County who may fall through the cracks of the traditional healthcare system. It aims to ensure that even individuals without the means to secure coverage from major healthcare plans, including Medicaid and Medicare, can still access the necessary medical services. This comprehensive … Read more