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Thursday a.m briefing

More Testing Sites FDOH-Escambia announced a new drive-thru testing site at Pensacola State College Warrington Campus, 5555 Highway 98 West. It is free to all…

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DeSantis could expand restaurant seating and open gyms

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will announce Friday additional “phase one” measures to reopen the…

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DeSantis defends efforts to fix unemployment numbers

By Jim Turner,The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday defended his administration’s efforts to get the state’s much-maligned unemployment system…

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Phase One in the Sun

by Jeremy Morrison Florida is easing into a measured reopening, otherwise known as phase one. Gov. Ron DeSantis spent the days leading up to the…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health

Safe-at-home ends Monday, new rules, testing infrastructure faltering

Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-111 that extended Safe-at-Home – Executive Orders 20-87 and 20-91 -until 12:01 am Monday May 4. He also…

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DeSantis, Trump discuss reopening Florida

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Appearing Tuesday with President Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office, Gov. Ron DeSantis…

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DeSantis says he will ‘go slow’ on reopening

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that reopening the state after coronavirus-caused shutdowns will be “very…

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COVID-19: What’s happening around the state

Nursing Home Visitation Ban The News Service of Florida: Gov. Ron DeSantis’s administration was caught by surprise Tuesday to learn that a 30-day executive order…

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Governor says no five-on-five hoops – update 9:30 a.m.

At his April 2 press briefing, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis explained how he interpreted social distancing under his Safer-at-Home order “If you have a basketball…

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