Posted in Escambia County Health

County jail to test any inmate wanting it

Over the weekend, County Administrator Janice Gilley informed the commissioners by email that Corrections Chief Rich Powell has requested medical staff to “prepare for administrating…

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Commissioner May issues a statement on passing of Pastor Johnson

“I would like to express my heartfelt condolences about the passing of Reverend Dr. Michael J. Johnson, pastor of the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church since…

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Escambia’s pregnant inmates face increased COVID risks

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly The prospects of COVID can be frightening. All the more so if you’re pregnant. And perhaps even more so if you’re…

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Rapid testing returns today to Equestrian Center

The state’s rapid mobile testing center will return today to the Equestrian Center, 7750 Mobile Highway, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The walk-up test…

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CARES Act: Rapid testing

The State of Florida will offer a rapid COVID-19 testing at the Escambia County Equestrian Center on Thursday. The mobile testing center will be at…

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West Main Master Plan Chooses Developers

Press release: PENSACOLA, Fla. (August 5, 2020) — The owners of the Maritime and ECUA parcels in downtown Pensacola have chosen the three development teams…

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Still no CARES budget for the public to review

The public still hasn’t seen the Escambia County administration’s plan budget for the $57.3 million of CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act funds…

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Peek at 2020 Primary Guide

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Fact Check: County administration wrote pandemic plan in January

At a recent virtual “State of the County” interview for the Pensacola Chamber, County Administrator Janice Gilley talked about how she and her emergency manager…

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