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Nursing homes crisis worsens

As we reported last week, the long-term care facilities have become hot spots for COVID-19. According to the latest AHCA reports, the county’s nursing homes…

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COVID Monday Discussion

Escambia sends COVID-infected prisoner to Kentucky; July is deadliest month for the virus in the county; hospital staff shortages may be next crisis;  Commissioner Doug…

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Saturday COVID update

Florida now as 414,511 COVID cases and 5,777 deaths. Escambia has 170 new cases, bringing its total to 6,854.  Of the new cases, 21 are…

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White House eyes nursing home visits

The Trump administration has announced plans to require certain nursing homes to test staff “and visitors” for COVID-19 once a week and opened the door…

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Face mask update – 7/24/20

A Quinnipiac University poll published yesterday found 79% of registered Florida voters believe people in the state should be required to wear face masks in…

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Escambia 223 new cases, three more deaths

Escambia County has 223 more COVID-19 deaths – the third 200+ day this week – and three more deaths – bringing death toll to 76….

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150 nursing home staff positive for COVID

Inweekly has watched the number of COVID cases assisted with long-term care facilities steadily rise in Escambia since June 30 – 161 new cases according…

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Santa Rosa has CARES Act framework, approves rapid testing

Santa Rosa County has completed its Santa Rosa County CARES Act Funding Framework and the Board of County Commissioners last night approved its recommendation for…

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Breaking news: Roy Jones to fight Mike Tyson

TMZ reports the Pensacola native Roy Jones, Jr. (age 51) and former world champion boxer will fight former heavy-weight champ Mike Tyson (age 54) in…

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