CDC says vaccinating pregnant women is ‘more urgent than ever’


Hospitals are seeing an increase in pregnant women with COVID-19 in recent weeks.

Now health officials are doubling-down on efforts to educate expecting mothers about the benefits of getting vaccinated.

Dr. Jill Hechtman, an obstetrician & gynecologist, joins Gayle Guyardo on Bloom to talk about what women who are pregnant or thinking about conceiving need to know about the vaccination.

Bloom airs in 40 more markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.

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