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Podcast: Face masks are effective

On Newstalk 1370 WCOA, Dr. Peter Jennings, the chief medical officer at Ascension Sacred Heart, talked about the research that has shown that face masks…

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Hear from experts on FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine, face masks

Tomorrow at 7:45 a.m. on NewsTalk 1370 WCOA, my guest will be Sally Pipes, President, CEO, Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Healthcare Policy at The…

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Hospitalizations surging at Ascension Sacred Heart

Press Release: Surge of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continues at Ascension Sacred Heart PENSACOLA, Fla. (Aug. 23, 2021) — The numbers of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Ascension…

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Sacred Heart expands COVID testing

Press Release: Ascension Sacred Heart is expanding eligibility for COVID-19 testing at its drive-thru sites in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to include all persons…

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Baptist, Sacred Heart watching cases, ventilator usage up

Ascension Sacred Heart is cutting back on visitations. Baptist just announced it will do the same. Update from Baptist: “Because the recent spike in the number…

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Momentum for face masks in Escambia County

“And we stand united in our support of all wearing mask or cloth face coverings for the protection of our community.” – heads of Ascension…

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DeSantis says youth and reckless bars behind COVID surge

“We’ve not had a single problem with any institution or business that just follow the guidelines.” -Gov. Ron DeSantis. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says that…

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Drive-thru and mobile testing shows COVID-19 spread has been mitigated

The analysis of COVID-19 of  the mobile and drive-thru testing sites of Sacred Heart appears to show the virus hasn’t spread much to the general…

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While you were at lunch…

From the 11:30 a.m. update from Escambia EOC: Ascension Sacred Heart Testing Site Information Due to inclement weather, all Ascension Sacred Heart COVID-19 drive-through testing…

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