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Order allows vaccines for the ‘vulnerable’

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — After focusing almost exclusively since December on vaccinating seniors, Gov. Ron DeSantis has cleared the…

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Two Winn-Dixie stores COVID shots

Two Winn-Dixie locations in Escambia County will now offer the COVID-19 vaccine: Winn-Dixie Store No. 498: 1550 S. Hwy. 29, Cantonment, FL 32533 Winn-Dixie Store…

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Brownsville CVS has COVID vaccine

The CVS Pharmacy located 2100 West Cervantes Street is the only CVS pharmacy in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties that is part of Gov. Ron…

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DeSantis expands vaccines to older teachers and cops

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Marking a significant change in Florida’s vaccination strategy, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday said teachers…

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More on CVS COVID vaccinations

Update: CVS answered our email, “The locations and appointments will become available as we receive supply vaccine. They should be available later this week.” CVS has…

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Escambia in top three for COVID deaths per capita

Dade County has the most COVID-related deaths, 5314. However, Escambia County is ranked third in deaths per 1,000 population.  Only three counties are above 1.90…

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Storm delays COVID-19 vaccine delivery

By Christine Sexton, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A shipment to Florida of more than 200,000 doses of Moderna vaccine has been delayed…

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COVID: Escambia update

For February’s first 10 days, the Florida Department of Health reported Escambia County’s positivity rate dropped to 9.38% – its lowest rate since the end…

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Basic Insights Sign-up

We are at 1,075 children and counting in Basics Insights, and the Studer Community Institute (SCI) needs your help to reach their goal of 5,000…

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