Posted in Escambia County Health Pensacola

COVID-19: Wednesday morning update

City Yard Waste Pickup Running Behind Schedule Due to a significant increase in yard waste being placed curbside for pickup in recent weeks, City of…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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