Join the Pink Army?: As part of a statewide effort, Florida Hospital is launching the Pink Army campaign to generate greater awareness about the life-saving benefits of annual mammograms and early detection.
Go on a Ghost Tour: You can get an early jump on celebrating Halloween this week by taking a ghost tour in St. Petersburg or Tampa. Tours are staged nightly in three Tampa Bay area locations and feature haunting tales from the region’s past. For more details, check out the Ghost Tour website.
Obamacare Marketplaces Open: On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Tampa Bay area residents without insurance will be able to start reviewing health coverage options via an online marketplace. The federally run exchange is expected to go live Tuesday, offering residents coverage as promised by the Affordable Health Care Act,according to the Bradenton Herald. What do you think about all of this? Tell us by commenting below.
Flood Insurance Premiums Rise Tuesday, Oct. 1 is also the day that thousands of Tampa Bay area residents will see their flood insurance premiums rise as federal subsidies go away. Are you impacted by the change? Tell us your story by commenting below.
Zoo Boo Opens: Can’t get enough pre-Halloween scares? Stop by Lowry Park Zoo for a wild and frightening good time. The zoo’s annual Zoo Boo celebration is now under way on select nights. For more details, visit the zoo online.
Rain Chances Creeping Back In: While rain chances are low as the workweek kicks off, the National Weather Service says they are present. Expect highs in the low 90s as the week kicks off, too.