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COVID-19: Noon Report

From Escambia EOC: As of 10 a.m., April 5, Escambia County has had 125 positive COVID-19 cases. This number is expected to change daily due…

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Nurses exhausted but crushing it

Last week, I received this Facebook message from a local health care worker (HCW) that offers a perspective on those on the frontlines in this…

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Sunday, April 5 COVID-19 update

As of Saturday, April 4 at 6 p.m. EDT, Florida edged closer t0 12K cases, up 1,277 in the past 24 hours.  Deaths increased by…

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Escambia has first COVID-19 death, state surpasses 11K cases

According the DOH 11:30 a.m. EDT report, Escambia County had its first death related to COVID-19, and hospitalizations have increase from five Friday 6:30 p.m….

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When will West Florida Hospital start testing more

On Thursday, the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center released a report on the specimen collections for the COVID-19 testing. West Florida Hospital has only collected…

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How many cases are in your zip code area?

On Friday, the Florida Department of Health updated its online dashboard to provide additional information and functionality. Now included in the dashboard is a map…

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City, county government dodge disaster, some tone deaf

Escambia County Update Committee of the Whole scheduled for April 7 has been cancelled. Plus: “Today, April 3, first responders from Escambia Fire Rescue and…

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Mayor’s test comes back negative

From Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson: “ I just wanted to let my media people know that my test was negative. We still as a family…

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Unanswered questions

Inweekly has received phone calls from readers worried about their loved ones in local long-term care facilities after the Florida Department of Health reported of…

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