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Escambia County Health

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News: Should beaches be closed?

June 7, 2010

The Associated Press spent a significant part of yesterday’s press conferences focusing on whether our beaches should be closed. The Pensacola New Journal used some of the AP coverage for their article today on that issue.…


Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

March 5, 2010

Press Release: Health department releases student obesity statistics PENSACOLA – The Escambia County Health Department today released student Body Mass Index data showing a 1% decrease in the total number of students who are obese and…


What is the ECSO budget

August 29, 2007

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office proposed budget for 2007-08 can not be found anywhere online. From the Escambia County website we can learn that from the general fund ECSO gets $79,700,000 plus $71,725 from Article V…


Record Day for

August 10, 2007

Our website – – had the most visitors in single day, 9322, on Thursday. This shatters our previous record by nearly 2000! We received reports throughout the day that newspaper racks were empty as the…


History on Esc. Co. Public Health

July 25, 2007

A Brief History of Public Health in Escambia County, Florida By: John J. Lanza, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP Director, Escambia County Health Department Verified by: John Appleyard, Historian University of West Florida The history of public…