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Posts Tagged ‘Escambia County Health’

Beach Resident reacts to Health Department’s Advisory

It was distressing to read the article on the front page of the Pensacola News Journal today in which it was reported that John Lanza lifted the health advisory for Pensacola Beach. John Lanza is the Director of the Escambia County Health Department which is charged with protecting the health and [...]

News: Should beaches be closed?

News: Should beaches be closed?

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. While the Escambia County Commission is the final authority on the [...]

Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

Are you fatter than a fifth grader?

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 a 2% increase in the total number of students who are [...]

County finally checks into drug program

County finally checks into drug program

The daily newspaper reports today the Escambia County commission may renew its membership in the National Association of Counties so that the BOCC can offer discounts cards for the poor to use at area pharmacies for their prescription drugs. The article and the commissioners praise the program: [...]

What is the ECSO budget

What is the ECSO budget

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 fund, $12,775 from handicapped parking fund and $3,181,818 from Local Option [...]

Record Day for Inweekly.net

Our website - inweekly.net - 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 papers flew off the stands. The salary database pushed over page views to nearly [...]

History on Esc. Co. Public Health

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 health in Escambia County began in 1821 when Florida became [...]