Updated at 3:30 p.m. June 24:
Please reference the prior updates and Escambia County COVID-19 Update #11 for a prior comprehensive running list. View an updated list of how to access county services here. This update only includes new information we have received. Weekend updates will be distributed only when there is new information.
- Hospital Information totals as of 10 a.m. June 24, 2020 (county SITREP)
- Hospitalizations 81 (running total; this is not a total of current hospitalizations)
- Bed Capacity 1404
- Bed Occupancy 1042
- Beds Available 362
- Total Ventilators 207
- Available Ventilators 163
- Testing Sites
Did you miss District 1 Commissioner Jeff Bergosh's virtual 46th Coffee with the Commissioner event this morning? Watch the full meeting here. The live stream took place from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. and guests included Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley, Senior Pastor of Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, Gordon Godfrey, Jr. and Dr. Brian Nall, Executive Director of Pensacola Bay Baptist Association. The discussion focused on the effects of COVID-19 on the faith-based community.
Florida Department of Health in Escambia County
- FDOH-Escambia’s walk-in testing site is free to all Florida residents with or without symptoms. Pre-screening is not required. Open June 22 - 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT at 1300 West Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32502. Dates are subject to change due to inclement weather. For more information, please visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage.
- As of 2 p.m., June 23, Escambia County has had 1,312 positive COVID-19 cases. This number is expected to change daily due to the return of results from ongoing testing. The best source for up-to-date information regarding confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Florida is the Florida Department of Health website and the associated Data and Surveillance Dashboard and Daily Report. The site is currently updated once daily, at around 3 p.m. ET.
- The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Escambia County residents is 43 individuals.
- The Florida Department of Health (the Department) releases a list of long-term care facilities in Florida associated with COVID-19 cases with active cases and number of deaths in each facility in order to provide real-time data. The list of long-term care facilities with active COVID-19 cases is available here.
- The Department is providing a report detailing surveillance data for every Florida county. Previously, this information was only available for select communities. The surveillance data report is available here.
- To view demographics of cases in Escambia County, visit the COVID-19 dashboard and select Escambia County. The following case data will appear: age, gender, race, and ethnicity.
- Use the COVID 19 testing self-checker to determine if you need to call your healthcare provider to be tested.
- Need extra support dealing with stress and coping during this time? Find a list of available resources at Escambiahealth.com.
- Printable resources for restaurants and businesses can be found on the resources page of the FDOH COVID-19 website.
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