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Another COVID-19 death

The Florida Department of Health has been slow to update its dashboard. The county surveillance report shows Escambia County now has 616 positive cases, up…

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Nursing home residents: ‘Real people who want to keep living’

A former advocacy outreach coordinator for the Center for Independent Living said it’s wrong for people to think that every resident of a long-term care…

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Another Thursday a.m. update

Residents from Navarre to Gulf Breeze awoke to the smell of smoke from the wildfire in the Garcon Point area on the north side of…

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Nursing home COVID-19 cases

Eleven of Escambia County’s 15 COVID-19 associated deaths are with long-term care facilities, according to the latest reports from FDOH. The health department hasn’t reported…

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COVID-19: Wednesday May 6 noon report

Escambia County had another COVID-19 death. In the past week, the county has had four deaths – bringing the total to 15 as of this…

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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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