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July 27th COVID-19 Update

Department of Health in Announces New Walk-In Testing Dates in Pensacola

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) is continuing specimen collection for COVID-19 offered to Florida residents. The primary focus is virus testing from swab samples to help identify those who are COVID positive and that need contact tracing. This effort is part of the continuing public health surveillance and monitoring for COVID-19 that is occurring across the state.

COVID-19 Walk-In Testing Schedule*


FDOH-Escambia Downtown Center
1300 West Gregory St.
Pensacola, FL 32502


Open 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. CT on the following dates:

Monday, July 27 thru Friday, July 31


All Florida residents with or without symptoms


Walk-in, no appointment needed

Bring your Florida driver’s license. Only Florida residents will be tested.

Cloth face coverings are required to enter the building for testing.


Florida’s top regulator looking at how to open bars safely

Florida’s top business regulator said Saturday that he planned to set up meetings with bar owners to discuss how they can reopen their businesses again safely, as the Sunshine State surpassed New York State in the total number of coronavirus cases.

Halsey Beshears, secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, said he planned to start setting up meetings with owners of bars and breweries across the state later this week to discuss how they can reopen without spreading the virus.

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