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March 19th Coronavirus Update

Workers are starting feel the impact of Coronavirus on our local economy. At the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, we want to provide the resources for workers that are looking to find a job at this time. To assist jobseekers and businesses looking to fill jobs, we have added the Employment Resources tab to our Coronavirus Resource Page. Click here to go to the Employment Resources Page to find the companies and organizations that are ready to assist you.

Wednesday Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May held a press conference at the Brownsville Community Center. The press conference included the presidents of Baptist Hospital, Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital, and West Florida Hospital providing updates on testing procedures if you believe you might have Coronavirus. Currently, all patients are required to be screened before arriving at the drive-through testing center by calling the Ascension Sacred Heart COVID-19 Screening Call Center at (850) 746-2684. To see the press conference, go here.

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas also held a press conference on Wednesday to provide an update on school activities. School staff will report to work on Monday, March 30th and begin a distance learning plan starting that week. Students will not return to school until at least April 15th. You can see the press conference here.