Posted in Escambia County Health

COVID: Escambia staff update

Escambia County has now added, as of 6 p.m. yesterday, to its daily COVID update that status of each department. “It has been requested to…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

COVID status of each Escambia department, 7/2/2020

On Thursday, June 2, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners were briefed by County Administrator Janice Gilley and her leadership team on the COVID-19 pandemic….

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Posted in Pensacola

Presser: ‘We Have Gone Up Significantly’

By Jeremy Morrison During his weekly press conference Monday morning, Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson stressed that the local COVID landscape was trending into unfavorable territory….

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Posted in Pensacola

City staff recommends Confederate monument’s removal

“The Square and Monument are not equitable representations of all our citizens.” – Keith Wilkins Pensacola City Administrator Keith Wilkins has sent a recommendation to…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Tax collector requires face masks

Unlike the county administration, Escambia County Tax Collector Scott Lunsford requires masks or cloth face coverings for everyone entering his offices. Mask may only be…

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Posted in Politics

Union chief says County leadership and staff not wearing face masks

Escambia County has invested $250K of its CARES Act funds in a marketing campaign to encourage residents to wear mask. However, Michael Lowery, president of…

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Posted in Escambia County Health Pensacola

Local hospitals report 122 COVID patients

The city of Pensacola has released that the hospitals in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have reported six more COVID patients – total 122 Ascension…

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Car rams another group of protestors, kills one

USA TODAY reports that Dawit Kelete was arrested on two counts of vehicular assault after his white Jaguar struck two women during a Seattle protest…

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Posted in Health Politics

Chicago vs Escambia

According to the city of Chicago dashboard,  the city of 2.69 million people had 182 new cases out of 3,865 tests, positivity rate 4.7% on…

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