Posted in Education Health

UWF provides 3D-printed face shields

By Jeremy Morrison In an effort to address the shortage of frontline supplies for healthcare workers as they tend to the current coronavirus pandemic, the…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health

Bingo bounced back to DeSantis

At its April 2 regular meeting, the Escambia County Commission had little appetite for issuing an emergency order closing any business—except for bingo parlors and…

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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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Posted in Health Pensacola

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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Posted in Health Pensacola

Mayor Robinson ‘not ready to give up fight yet’

Inweekly reached out to Mayor Grover Robinson after he announced that he has gone into self-quarantine after his son tested positive for the COVID-19 virus….

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Posted in Health Pensacola

Governor says no five-on-five hoops – update 9:30 a.m.

At his April 2 press briefing, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis explained how he interpreted social distancing under his Safer-at-Home order “If you have a basketball…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Underhill crushed in beach vote

Commissioner Doug Underhill failed twice tonight to reopen the beaches on Pensacola Beach and Perdido Key, despite having sent a mass email to voters in…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health Pensacola

County may furlough workers, City says jobs are safe

At the EOC press conference, Inweekly asked Mayor Grover Robinson and County Administrator Janice Gilley whether they would layoff any employees in April. The mayor…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Pensacola

City, County: Safe-at-Home is voluntary… for now

At today’s press conference at the Escambia Emergency Operations Center, city and county leaders were reluctant to list any businesses  being closed by Gov. Ron…

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