Posted in Politics

Florida introduces mobile testing unit for nursing homes

At his press conference in Sarasota yesterday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a new mobile testing lab—“an RV outfitted with a lab inside”—that will perform the…

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Posted in Health

A week to pay tribute to heroes

Recognize Heroes National Nurses Week begins today and ends May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. As those in nursing homes and hospitals with the…

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COVID-19: Tuesday afternoon report

Gulf Islands National Seashore is Beginning to Increase Recreational Access to Areas of the Park The Santa Rosa and Perdido Key areas projected reopen this…

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What to expect at Baptist Health Care facilities

Baptist Health Care has issued the measures ensure patient and team member safety at all Baptist Health Care facilities:  We continue to implement all…

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COVID-19: Tuesday noon report

Escambia County had another COVID-19 related death, the third in less than a week.  Total COVID deaths: 14 DOH Escambia entered 371 new test results…

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DeSantis defends efforts to fix unemployment numbers

By Jim Turner,The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday defended his administration’s efforts to get the state’s much-maligned unemployment system…

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Restaurants add outdoor seating as ED visits increase

Area restaurants have adapted to COVID-19 Phase One – adding outdoor seating and modifying dine-in table arrangements. Some are taking the guidelines, while others wait…

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Baptist issues new visitation rules

VISITATION DURING COVID AT BAPTIST HEALTH CARE HOSPITALS Baptist Hospital and Gulf Breeze Hospital Only One visitor at a time will be allowed to visit…

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Posted in Pensacola

Presser Notes: Palafox Plans and the Virtual City

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly With businesses around the state beginning to reopen as coronavirus-related safety measures are rolled back, city of Pensacola officials have plans…

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