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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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What to expect at Baptist Health Care facilities

Baptist Health Care has issued the measures ensure patient and team member safety at all Baptist Health Care facilities:  We continue to implement all…

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Baptist issues new visitation rules

VISITATION DURING COVID AT BAPTIST HEALTH CARE HOSPITALS Baptist Hospital and Gulf Breeze Hospital Only One visitor at a time will be allowed to visit…

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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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Baptist reports two hospitalizations

From their afternoon update: “We have two presumptive positive patients in our care at Gulf Breeze Hospital and one presumptive positive patient in our care…

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Baptist to set up another COVID-19 testing site

Baptist Health Care CEO Mark Faulkner told Inweekly this morning that his system is looking at setting up a second testing clinic for COVID-19 in…

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COVID-19: Latest stats

According to DOH dashboard, Florida now has 1,171 positive cases – up 164 from last night. Escambia County has five, up one. Santa Rosa is…

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Baptist to add testing center by end of the week

At today’s presser, Baptist Health Care CEO Mark Faulkner announced plans to open a freestanding testing center by end of week. “The process will be:…

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Baptist CEO talks about coronavirus testing

Last Friday morning, Inweekly caught up with Baptist Health Care CEO Mark Faulkner, who explained the testing process for the coronavirus. At the time, Baptist…

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