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More vaccinations tomorrow and this weekend

Ascension Sacred Heart will hold additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Thursday in Milton and Pensacola for local residents who are age 65 and older. Unfortuntately,…

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NWFL delegation to hold public meeting

Members of Escambia County’s state legislative delegation will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 19 , 2021 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the…

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COVID Escambia: Positivity rate 22 percent, new record for hospitalizations, no vax for teachers

According to the Florida Department of Health, Escambia County ‘s positivity rate yesterday was 22.45% based on 891 test results reported for Monday, Jan. 5….

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PPD union letter requesting cancelation of national search

Dear Mayor Grover Robinson, I, Pat Burns, Lodge President, Fraternal Order of Police, Jim “Billy” Barnes Memorial Lodge #71, am sending this letter on behalf…

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Contact info to schedule vaccination at Olive Baptist and Milton Community Center

In Escambia County, the first series of clinics in January will take place in the gym of Olive Baptist Church at 1836 East Olive Road…

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Escambia ICU bed availability down to 8 percent

Yesterday, I picked up on the decrease in ICU beds locally. The News Service of Florida reports the availability is 19.7 percent statewide and only…

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Ascension Sacred Heart responds to Gov. DeSantis

Ascension Sacred Heart plans to open two community clinics on Wednesday in Escambia County and Santa Rosa County that will provide COVID-19 vaccinations to local…

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COVID Update: 12 more deaths, 248 hospitalizations

Escambia County has as COVID-19 crisis.  Our hospitalizations are now up to 248, according to the Escambia County COVID dashboard. We’ve had 12 death since…

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DeSantis wants to ramp up vaccinations

The Sun Sentinel reports that Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this morning the state will convert selected COVID test sites to vaccination sites, use houses of…

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