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August 25th COVID-19 Update

Governor Ron DeSantis Participates in Florida Chamber Economic Relaunch

Yesterday the Florida Chamber hosted Florida's economic relaunch and the path forward. Governor Ron DeSantis joined to provide his insights on leading Florida, the third largest state, through a global pandemic all while safely keeping our economy going.

Key takeaways from the Florida Chamber Board Leaders webinar included:

  • Florida's Most Important COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Trend Down
  • Florida's Economy Continues to Recover in a COVID-19 Environment
  • Florida Business Won 21/23 Primary Races


While much of what we know about COVID-19 remains uncertain, please know that the Florida Chamber will continue to keep you informed and work to ensure Florida emerges from this pandemic stronger than ever. Masks matter, so please continue to encourage employees and customers to wear them.

Click here to view the recorded webinar and the key slides from the presentation.


Special Escambia County Commission Meeting to Discuss CARES Act Spending Plan

The Escambia County Commission will hold a special meeting this Thursday, August 27th at 9:00 AM to discuss how it intends to spend CARES Act funds in our community.

You can find more details about the meeting here.