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Drive-thru coronavirus testing here

Ascension Sacred Heart today opens a drive -thru facility for COVID-19 testing. Patients will first have to be pre-screened over the phone before being directed to the…

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DOH has a warehouse of Coronavirus test kits

Yesterday, Dr. John Lanza, director of the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, told the Escambia County Commission that test kits don’t exist. Commissioner…

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No Coronavirus tests conducted by DOH yesterday in Florida

The state of Florida has the same number of pending Coronavirus tests as it reported yesterday – only 147. The number of samples sent to the…

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Coronavirus Sing-along

Dr. John Lanza, director of the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, gave a COVID-19 update to the Escambia County Commission this morning. However,…

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County holds closed door meeting on coronavirus

Yesterday afternoon, Escambia County Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County held a joint meeting for “community partners” at the Escambia County…

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DOH slow to announce medical pot licenses

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Department of Health unable to say when licenses will be issued in the state’s new…

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Teens dump smokes for e-cigarettes

By JIM SAUNDERS AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another…

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Legislative panel questions proposed pot rule

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A legislative panel that plays a key role in overseeing state agencies has joined the chorus of…

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