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COVID-19: Monday mid-day report (update)

DOH reports positive COVID-19 cases have surpassed 13K – up 1,173 in the past 24 hours.  No increase shown  in Escambia and Okaloosa counties, which…

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Two Milton area prison inmates test positive

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Two inmates at a Northwest Florida prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the Florida Department…

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UWF provides 3D-printed face shields

By Jeremy Morrison In an effort to address the shortage of frontline supplies for healthcare workers as they tend to the current coronavirus pandemic, the…

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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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COVID-19 pandemic becomes more real locally

DOH reported Sunday evening that the positive cases are now at 12,350 and the death toll is 221.  On Sunday, March 29, Florida had only…

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COVID-19 knocks down WEAR-TV 3

Tonight, WEAR-TV Channel 3, Sinclair’s ABC affiliate in the Pensacola-Mobile market, announced that COVID-19 virus has infected their newsroom. Anchor Sue Straughn reported at 5…

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COVID-19: Noon Report

From Escambia EOC: As of 10 a.m., April 5, Escambia County has had 125 positive COVID-19 cases. This number is expected to change daily due…

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Nurses exhausted but crushing it

Last week, I received this Facebook message from a local health care worker (HCW) that offers a perspective on those on the frontlines in this…

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Sunday, April 5 COVID-19 update

As of Saturday, April 4 at 6 p.m. EDT, Florida edged closer t0 12K cases, up 1,277 in the past 24 hours.  Deaths increased by…

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