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 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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DeSantis pushes ‘Safe At Home’ for the warmest part of the state, south Florida

By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis is imposing a regional “safer at home” set of guidelines for Southeast Florida…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Mythbuster: Our climate does not make Escambia less conducive to COVID-19

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill sent out a mass email to county voters from his voteunderhill@gmail.com account that states: “Our environment is not as conducive to…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Pensacola

DeSantis moves to block those escaping from La

Inweekly is working to find out more about Gov. Ron DeSantis plan to implement a road block on I-10 to stop travelers from Louisiana from…

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