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Positivity rate for COVID among children at 19%

According to the weekly reports on COVID testing among children, they had a positivity rate 19.2% on 458 test results for Aug. 1 through Aug….

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Breaking news: Escambia breaks single day death record

The Florida Department of Health reported 11 more deaths for Escambia County, passing the previous daily record of 10 deaths. The county had 175 new…

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Posted in Escambia County

New COVID testing at Escambia County Jail fails to launch

Since Friday, Aug. 7, no prisoners at the Escambia County Jail have been tested, according to the county’s latest COVID update–despite assurances from the county…

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Posted in Caring

St. Christopher’s Christmas Caravan also cancelled

The St. Christopher’s Christmas Caravan committee has reluctantly agreed to cancel the 2020 Christmas Caravan event scheduled for December 11 & 12. The Caravan chairperson,…

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Posted in Entertainment

Taste of the Beach canceled

The 13th annual Taste of the Beach event has been canceled due to COVID-19 health concerns. The Pensacola Beach Chamber event had been planned for…

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COVID stats difficult to analyze

The COVID cases in the Century prison are making it difficult to understand the daily numbers for Sunday, Aug. 9. It would be nice if…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia ranks #3 in COVID cases per capita

Escambia County is ranked #3 for Florida resident COVID cases per capita for counties with 5,000 or more positive cases – 27.06 per 1,000 population,…

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County jail to test any inmate wanting it

Over the weekend, County Administrator Janice Gilley informed the commissioners by email that Corrections Chief Rich Powell has requested medical staff to “prepare for administrating…

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Commissioner May issues a statement on passing of Pastor Johnson

“I would like to express my heartfelt condolences about the passing of Reverend Dr. Michael J. Johnson, pastor of the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church since…

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