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Overall crime down, murders set a new record

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released the crime statistics for the first six months of 2020. The overall crime index dropped 9.4% in…

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Escambia lags behind other counties on vaccinations

Through Saturday, 255,808 people had received COVID-19 vaccinations in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.  Escambia County is in the top 20 for…

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Vaccinations in Brownsville

On Sunday, Jan. 3, the Florida Division of Emergency Management ran a pilot vaccination program for 500 senior citizens, ages 65 and over, at the…

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FDOH system only works for elderly with computers

The Florida Department of Health Escambia only allows residents 65 or older to schedule an appointment for the COVID vaccination via a survey monkey form….

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FDOH has application form for COVID vaccine

Gov. Ron DeSantis has made frontline healthcare workers and  individuals 65 years of age and older priorities for the first rounds of the COVID vaccines….

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COVID update: 18 more hospitalizations

Escambia County reports that COVID-related hospitalizations yesterday increased from 172 to 190.  The lowest number of test results for the month of December were reported…

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Escambia positivity rate higher than state or top counties

According the Florida Department of Health, Escambia County had 1,246 new COVID cases last week – only 136 were non-Florida residents. The county also had…

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Inweekly picks top winners and losers of 2020

The issue will go live at noon. Here is a sneak peek:

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Escambia has eight additional Covid deaths and positivity rate of over 19 percent

The Florida Department of Health reported that the COVID deaths in Escambia County increased from 343 to 351 since Saturday. The positivity rate was 19.37%…

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