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June 2nd COVID-19 Update

Four Steps to Reopening Your Business Safely

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states have relaxed their stay-at-home orders and begun to reopen non-essential businesses. For business owners, this means navigating a new world of social distancing, face coverings and decreased in-store capacity as consumers slowly start to resume their "normal" lives.

For many businesses, the key to getting back to business will be prioritizing the health and safety of both employees and customers in a clear, demonstrable way. You and your staff will need to strictly adhere to and enforce any new health guidelines put in place by your state and/or municipality, and effectively communicate those protocols to your patrons.

Click here to learn about safely resuming operations while building trust and confidence among your customer base.


UWF Test Site to Reopen Tuesday, June 2 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The mobile testing site at the University of West Florida will reopen to the public, Tuesday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. After Tuesday, it will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. The drive-through test site is located at the SP2 parking lot, which is on the east side of campus, near the East Sports Complex. Individuals are asked to remain in their vehicles, and pre-screening is not required.


Blue Angels Ready for Beach Air Show if COVID-19 Allows

As of now, the Pensacola Beach Air Show is scheduled for July 11. Both the Blues and the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA), which hosts the air show and has the power to nix it, say that the plan 41 days out is to still conduct the show, as well as the July 10 dress rehearsal.  Read more here.