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May 12th COVID-19 Update

Escambia, Santa Rosa Businesses Asked to Take Survey to Help with COVID-19 Recovery

The Economic Reset Working Group is asking area businesses to take a survey to better inform economic recovery efforts.

The two-county group, led by the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce, was created last month by the Escambia County Emergency Operations Center to aid in economic recovery.  Read more of the PNJ article here.

Take the Escambia County Phase One Reopening Florida Business Survey here.


New Florida Chamber Foundation Online County Level COVID-19 Trend Tracker Shows Escambia County’s Reopen Readiness

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s new daily COVID-19 Tracker shows that Escambia County is moving in the right direction when it comes to meeting important White House Guidelines for Opening Up America Again.

This free COVID-19 Tracker is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on and provides county-by-county daily analysis of how each Florida county is performing against the federal 14-day rolling average decrease in the number of positive COVID-19 cases.

“The key to getting businesses back up and running, and workers back on the payroll is health metrics. is making it easy for Floridians to monitor if the health metrics in their county are moving in the right direction,” said Florida Chamber Foundation Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish.

ESCAMBIA COUNTY ANALYSIS: It’s been 61 days since Escambia County reported its first case, and there are 638 confirmed COVID-19 cases. The average daily new cases are 12.9, and Escambia County’s percent of positive cases is decreasing and now stands at 7.1 percent.