Updated at 3 p.m. May 3:
COVID-19 updates will be distributed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding county holidays. Data will continue to be provided on the Escambia County COVID-19 dashboard and FDOH reports. Vaccination and testing information will continue to be updated on myescambia.com. For prior updates, visit myescambia.com/news#coronavirus.
- Ascension Sacred Heart-
- Baptist Health Care- Baptist Health Care is currently offering COVID-19 vaccination appointments while supplies last at Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile located at 9400 University Parkway in Pensacola. Vaccinations will be given by appointment only. No walk-ins will be available. At this time, appointments are available at this location only.
Individuals residing in Florida who meet the eligibility requirements may receive the vaccine.
How to Make a Vaccination Appointment
Appointments can be made one of three ways:
- Visit EasySchedule.com. Click “procedure appointment” and complete the registration.
- Email name and contact information to BHCVaccine@bhcpns.org.
- For those who do not have email/internet access, call 850.908.SHOT (7468), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
- Florida- Sign up for text message updates about the vaccine and distribution by texting "FLCOVID19" to 888777. After you submit the text message, it will ask you to supply your zip code for local-level updates. Information about the statewide vaccine distribution plan can be found at floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida/.
- CVS- CVS Health is partnering with several local state and federal programs to help administer the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible populations. Appointments will be available as they receive vaccines from these programs.
- Register in advance at CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app. People without online access can contact CVS customer service at (800) 746-7287.
- Walk-in vaccinations without an appointment will not be provided.
- Publix - Publix opened its online reservation system for COVID 19 vaccination appointments. Publix will continue to announce appointment dates. Monitor Publix's online portal here.
- Walgreens- Eligible individuals can schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments at Walgreens. Vaccine appointments can be scheduled at the following Walgreens locations:
- 4497 Mobile Hwy
- 20 W Nine Mile Road
- 6314 N 9th Ave.
- 870 E Cervantes St.
- 700 N Pace Blvd.
- 1841 E Olive Road
- 5995 Mobile Highway
- 2237 W Nine Mile Road
- 85 Beverly Pkway
- Hospital Information totals
- Hospitalizations 32 (current hospitalizations as of 2:30 p.m. May 3, 2021)
- Bed Capacity 1,397 (county SITREP)
- Bed Occupancy 1,128 (county SITREP)
- Recovered 33,445* (Approximate: total cases prior to last month minus deaths)
- To view the county's Crude Case-Recovery Risk and a detailed explanation of the formula by which it is calculated, visit the Escambia County COVID-19 dashboard. The current Crude Case-Recovery Risk is 97.81% (as of 2:30 p.m. May 3, 2021)
- Testing sites
- Rapid testing information
- Appointments are available for Escambia County residents who are 3 months and older and are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Patients desiring COVID-19 testing through Ascension Sacred Heart's locations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties should pre-register online by visiting: www.getsacredheartcare.com to be pre-screened and scheduled (if eligible) or call Community Health Northwest Florida at 850-390-4276. Rapid testing is offered for symptomatic individuals by appointment only.
- Escambia County Emergency Operations Center is operating at a Level 3 activation, which means monitoring with typical day-to-day staffing levels effective April 27, 2021.
- Escambia County dashboard
Escambia County Corrections
- Cumulatively, 1,482 Escambia County inmates have been tested:
- 284 positive (244 have been medically cleared, and 27 have been released from custody, leaving 13 active, positive cases at this time)
- 1198 negative
- 0 pending
- At the Walton County jail, 29 Escambia County inmates tested positive out of the 146 inmates housed there.
Florida Department of Health in Escambia County
- State Surgeon General Issues Public Health Advisory Rescinding Previously Issued Advisories, Expanding Vaccine Eligibility, and Encouraging the Resumption of In-Person Government Operations and Services Statewide
- Effective Monday, April 5, 2021, all Florida residents are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration, as described in the Governor’s Executive Order.
- During the week of May 3, 2021, FDOH-Escambia is offering same-day clinic appointments for Florida residents 18 and older:
- Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FDOH-Escambia: 1295 W Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL 32501. Same-day appointments may be available by calling 850-595-6554.
- Residents can use the statewide preregistration system, at myvaccine.fl.gov to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. They may also call 850-595-6554 to be scheduled into any remaining available appointments, including same-day appointments at FDOH-Escambia. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.
- Escambia County residents should use the statewide preregistration system to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Residents can call the toll-free line at 866-201-1025 or preregister online at myvaccine.fl.gov. The TTY number for the deaf and hard of hearing is 833-476-1461. The State established a help line at 833-959-0217 for those who need to make changes to their original preregistration.
Registrants are now able to schedule appointments immediately after preregistering or logging on if appointments are available. This preregistration system allows users to find vaccine locations on the locator map and choose the location most convenient for them. Residents can view available time slots for each vaccine location and schedule their appointment. Residents may also opt to be contacted by phone to schedule their appointment.
Appointments are opened based upon the vaccine supply received each week from the State of Florida. Please be aware that the scheduling process will NOT ask for financial information or social security information.
- Florida has launched a COVID-19 Vaccine Report that will be updated daily. As of May 3, 97,963 Escambia County residents have been vaccinated.
- As of 2 p.m., May 3, Escambia County has had 36,015 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 680 individuals.
Florida Division of Emergency Management
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)