Posted in Health Politics

Slow day for COVID

  The impact of Hurricane Isaias on testing and the Florida Department of Health showed up in today’s report with Florida only reporting 4,752 new…

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Posted in Business Health

Buzz: State prepares bars for second reopening

Yesterday, Halsey Beshears, secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, was in Pensacola to meet privately with bar owners. We’ve been told…

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Local healthcare leaders discuss ‘marathon’ COVID fight

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly As the coronavirus season has stretched on and the pandemic has only intensified in states such as Florida, local health care…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia voters believe in face masks and want them in county buildings

According to the latest Inweekly/Political Matrix, nearly 80% of Escambia voters believe face masks help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and want them…

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More stories of those lost to COVID

I obtained a list of COVID-19 deaths in Escambia and Santa counties from First Judicial District Medical Examiner. Their ages ranged from 24 to 104….

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia County open for everything but union negotiations

Escambia County administration has continued to hold meetings with developers and contractors on their development plans since March. The fact that county operations have continued during…

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Another bad COVID day for Florida and Escambia

  The Florida broke its daily record for COVID-19 deaths for the third consecutive day with 253 – total now 6,586. Escambia and Santa Rosa…

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Most recent jail tests – 83% positive

The county reported yesterday afternoon the Escambia County Jail got back six more test results and five were positive – 83.33%. After reporting its first…

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Nursing homes: we were lulled into thinking COVID was under control

Since last Thursday, local long-term facilities have reported that they have 60 more COVID-19 patients among their residents and have transferred eight to local hospitals….

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