Updated at 3:35 p.m. July 14:
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
- Hospitalizations 195 (current hospitalizations as of 3 p.m. on July 14, 2020)
- Bed Capacity 1404 (as of 9:01 a.m. July 14, 2020 (county SITREP)
- Bed Occupancy 1077 (as of 9:01 a.m. July 14, 2020 (county SITREP)
- Beds Available 305 (as of 3 p.m. on July 14, 2020)
- Total Ventilators 217 (as of 9:01 a.m. July 14, 2020 (county SITREP)
- Available Ventilators 142 (as of 9:01 a.m. July 14, 2020 (county SITREP)
- Testing Site Information
- It has been requested to provide our daily COVID employee data. This spreadsheet shows what is currently happening and is not historical data.
- The Escambia County COVID-19 dashboard now also shows ventilator information.
- Because the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in our state and local area threatens the health of everyone, Baptist Health Care has revised its visitation policy. Effective Wednesday, July 15 at 5 a.m., no visitors will be permitted at Baptist, Gulf Breeze and Jay Hospitals, Baptist Towers and all Baptist Health Care medical parks, urgent care centers and physician offices. Visitor exceptions will be made for end-of-life situations, critical caregivers and essential support persons. Read more here.
Escambia County Corrections
- Total of 180 Escambia County inmates tested:
- 119 positive
- 43 negative
- 18 pending
- At the Walton County jail, 30 Escambia County inmates tested positive out of the 156 inmates of ours housed there.
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 July 13-17 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 or shortage of supplies. For more information, please visit the dedicated COVID-19 webpage.
- The Florida Department of Health (the Department) issued a Public Health Advisory recommending the following: all individuals in Florida should wear face coverings in any setting where social distancing is not possible, all individuals over the age of 65 and all individuals of any age with high-risk health conditions should limit personal interactions out of the home, and all individuals should refrain from participation in social or recreational gatherings of more than 50 people.
- As of 2 p.m., July 14, Escambia County has had 4,483 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 54 individuals.
- 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.
- 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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