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Transcript of DeSantis’ Facebook stream on Safer-at-Home order

Gov. Ron DeSantis today issued a Safer-at-Home order for the state.  He admitted that he had seen the  “sweeping” mitigation measures instituted in Miami-Dade as…

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What are essential businesses and activities

Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued a Safer-at-Home executive order, which goes into effect midnight on Friday, April 3. The order – EO 20-91 Order –…

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DeSantis issues statewide Stay-at-home order (Update – 1:55 pm)

Minutes ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order asking people to stay at home across the state. Under the order, which goes into effect…

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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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Why so few hospitalizations in Escambia?

Some*  believe that the low number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Escambia County is an indication the virus isn’t a threat to our community.  We…

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White House experts: Not the time to ‘take your foot off the accelerator’

The Escambia County Commission will vote tomorrow whether to re-open the county’s public beaches. Commissioner Doug Underhill wants them open and also has advocated in…

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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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And Now This: Appeals court refuses to revisit felons voting decision

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Striking another blow against Gov. Ron DeSantis, a federal appeals court has refused to reconsider…

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COVID-19: Tuesday mid-afternoon info

Though the coronavirus is expected to peak in the U.S.  by April, Florida will see its peak well after that, according to a model by…

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