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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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Covid: Good and bad news for Escambia

The positivity rate for Covid dropped to 9.62% last week. January’s rate was 14%. However, the deaths have increased by 35 since Jan. 31 –…

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City extends COVID restrictions for events

The City of Pensacola is extending the previously implemented COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines for city-permitted events through Thursday, March 11. The restrictions were initially set…

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Escambia sets COVID case and death records in Jan.

The final COVID report for January in Escambia County has been released by the Florida Department of Health. The county ended the month with total…

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