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Santa Rosa has CARES Act framework, approves rapid testing

Santa Rosa County has completed its Santa Rosa County CARES Act Funding Framework and the Board of County Commissioners last night approved its recommendation for…

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County denies COVID issues in jail; Commissioner calls for all inmates to be tested

The corrections chief for Escambia County says he found no COVID issues in Dorm 2 of the county’s work release facility, except for one complaint…

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Breaking news: Escambia County has 10 COVID deaths (update)

We’re crunching the numbers but FDOH reports Escambia County has 10 new deaths – bringing total to 73.  We will add more to this post…

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Female prisoners denied COVID tests: ‘Please help us, we do not have a voice’

Inweekly has received a letter signed by 53 female inmates in Escambia County’s work release building, pleading: “Please help us, we do not have a…

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COVID more deadly than flu, pneumonia, diabetes

Remember we were told COVID isn’t that deadly and that Escambia County has more deaths from the flu annually. Not true.  When you average the…

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Antibody analysis for Escambia, Santa Rosa

At the July 16 Escambia County Commission meeting, State Sen. Doug Broxson (R-Gulf Breeze) asked for support of his initiative to have everyone who has…

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St. Johns County mandates masks in county buildings

Yesterday, St. Johns County Commission voted 3-1 to require visitors and county employees to wear face coverings in county government facilities and buildings. Commissioner Paul…

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Collier County makes masks mandatory

After twice failing to pass a mandatory face mask order, the Collier County Board of County Commissioner passed it, by a 3-2 vote, during an…

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Hospitals add 64 more COVID patients in a week

Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson has released the latest census of COVID patients in local hospitals. They have added 64 more patients – an increase of…

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