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Pensacola mayor goes into self quarantine

A Message from Mayor Robinson about COVID-19 Dear citizens of Pensacola, Today, I was tested for COVID-19. I have not received the test results, but…

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Escambia County COVID-19 cases more than triple over the past week

What a difference a week has made –  Escambia County cases are up 203% since last Monday, 11 a.m. 3/30/20 4/3/20 11 a.m. 11:30 a.m….

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Other Florida cities and counties more proactive on safe-at-home

Inweekly scanned newspapers around the state to see how other communities that weren’t already under stay-at-home orders have reacted Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Safe-at-Home executive order….

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Governor says no five-on-five hoops – update 9:30 a.m.

At his April 2 press briefing, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis explained how he interpreted social distancing under his Safer-at-Home order “If you have a basketball…

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Safe-at-Home arrives as numbers rise

Thursday, April 2 as of 6 p.m., there were 9,008 total Florida cases of COVID-19 and 63 deaths. The statewide percentage of cases testing positive…

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Underhill crushed in beach vote

Commissioner Doug Underhill failed twice tonight to reopen the beaches on Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key, despite having sent a mass email to voters in…

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County may furlough workers, City says jobs are safe

At the EOC press conference, Inweekly asked Mayor Grover Robinson and County Administrator Janice Gilley whether they would layoff any employees in April. The mayor…

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City, County: Safe-at-Home is voluntary… for now

At today’s press conference at the Escambia Emergency Operations Center, city and county leaders were reluctant to list any businesses  being closed by Gov. Ron…

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COVID-19: Mid-morning update

According to DOH Dashboard as of 11 a.m. EDT, Florida has had 41 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours – up 47%.  Escambia has…

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