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The Florida Department of Health Coronavirus Call Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
1-866-779-6121
or you can email your questions to COVID-19@flhealth.gov. Visit floridahealth.gov for the most up-to-date resource for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.

For Escambia County specific COVID-19 questions please call the Citizen Information Center at 850-471-6600 or email covid19@myescambia.com.

Testing Sites

  • Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart opened the first regional drive-through testing center for COVID-19 on Monday, March 16, 2020.
  • Escambia County and Ascension Sacred Heart have partnered with Community Health Northwest Florida to open a drive-through testing site at the Brownsville Community Center opening Monday, March 23. The walk-through option was added March 30. Due to weather, the Brownsville site will be closed March 31, 2020.
  • Escambia County, Community Health Northwest Florida and Ascension Sacred Heart partnered to open an additional drive-through COVID-19 testing site at Community Health Pediatrics located at 470 South Highway 29, Unit B, in Cantonment on Tuesday, March 31. The drive-through clinic will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

IMPORTANT:  All patients are required to be screened before arriving at the drive-through testing centers by calling the Ascension Sacred Heart COVID-19 Screening Call Center at 850-746-2684.  

  • The screening call center is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • The hours of operation for the drive-through testing center for COVID-19 are 9 a.m-1 p.m.
If you don’t have a health care provider or health insurance, call, do not visit, Community Health Northwest Florida at 850-436-4630 or other community walk-in locations, and tell them about your symptoms and your travel history or exposure to a COVID-19 patient. They will determine if you meet the criteria for testing.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #28

    Published Mar 31, 2020
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news. Individual organizations will continue to send news releases.
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  • Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Customer Service and Online Access Update

    Published Mar 31, 2020
    The Supreme Court of Florida issued Administrative Order No. AOSC20-17 on March 24, 2020 extending the suspension of jury trials, and other related matters, through April 17, 2020. The MC Blanchard and Theodore Bruno Juvenile Justice buildings remain open but have limited public access.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #27

    Published Mar 31, 2020
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news. Individual organizations will continue to send news releases.
    Full story
  • Brownsville COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Tuesday, March 31 Due to Severe Weather

    Published Mar 31, 2020
    The drive-through and walk-up COVID-19 testing site at Brownsville Community Center, located at 3200 W. De Soto St. will be closed Tuesday, March 31 due to severe weather.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #26

    Published Mar 30, 2020
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news. Individual organizations will continue to send news releases.
    Full story