Posted in Pensacola

Presser Notes: Street Murals and Space Dreams

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Following a weekend shooting incident in Pensacola that claimed the life of a 7-year-old girl, Mayor Grover Robinson opened his Monday…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Poll: Enforcement not a deal breaker on mask mandate

In a recent poll of 823 Escambia voters, Inweekly found that two-thirds wear a face mask always. Another 16.2% wear one most of the time….

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia still has no CARES Act budget

Escambia County has $14.32 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES)) Act funds and still the administration hasn’t presented a plan to the…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia County Jail only tests 13 prisoners in past seven days

The Escambia County has clamped down on testing prisoners for COVID-19 at its county jail. From July 1-27, the county tested 197 inmates – around…

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Posted in Health

Pediatric COVID positivity rate continues to climb

According to FDOH, the positivity rate for children under 18 in Escambia County  increased last week, even though 40% fewer children were tested. For the…

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Posted in Education

Stuff the Bus extended to Aug. 14

Escambia and Santa Rosa counties’ only School District-approved supply, launched onJuly 6, has been extended to August 14. Stuff the Bus, a partnership between Cat…

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Posted in Health Politics

Slow day for COVID

  The impact of Hurricane Isaias on testing and the Florida Department of Health showed up in today’s report with Florida only reporting 4,752 new…

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Posted in Business Health

Buzz: State prepares bars for second reopening

Yesterday, Halsey Beshears, secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, was in Pensacola to meet privately with bar owners. We’ve been told…

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Posted in Health

Local healthcare leaders discuss ‘marathon’ COVID fight

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly As the coronavirus season has stretched on and the pandemic has only intensified in states such as Florida, local health care…

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