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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Posted in Escambia County Health

Communication Chaos

On March 12, County Administrator Janice Gilley apologized for the lack of communication with the media about her administration’s efforts regarding the COVID-19 virus after…

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Posted in Escambia County Health State & National News

Classic Escambia County: COVID-19 Update does not mention Safe-at-Home order

Escambia County COVID-19 Update #30 Updated at 3:15 p.m. April 1: Please reference the prior updates and Escambia County COVID-19 Update #11 for a prior comprehensive running…

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Posted in Health Politics

COVID-19: Noon Update

Over the past 24 hours, Florida has had 617 more cases reported, total 6955.  Escambia had 6 more, total 94;  Okaloosa 1 more, total 39;…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Politics

Escambia and Pensacola rank high in per capita COVID-19 cases; County Commission among least proactive in Florida

DOH reports that,  as of 6 p.m. March 31, there are 6,741 total Florida cases. While Florida’s testing has increased over the past week, the…

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