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PLEASE NOTE: As a courtesy to residents, Escambia County is posting this information about the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 information. Updates are made as new information is received from the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, and from local, federal and state partners. For more information, please call 866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov or visit the Florida Department of Health vaccine website hereClick here for the latest Florida Department of Health Public Health Advisory.

The CDC has updated their guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals to wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission.
  • The Transportation Security Administration's mask mandate is in place through April 18, 2022 in airports, onboard commercial aircraft, on over-the-road buses, and on commuter bus and rail systems.
For Escambia County specific COVID-19 questions please email covid19@myescambia.com.

Looking for data? 
Visit the Florida Department of Health's website for the Friday report, vaccine locator and testing locator.

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Testing Sites

  • FDOH-Escambia

    • FDOH-Escambia announces closure of COVID-19 testing site, effective Friday, April 1, 2022. Testing offered at 1295 W Fairfield Dr. in Pensacola is being suspended due to a decline in demand for COVID-19 tests. You can find testing locations here.
  • Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart
    • Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart has paused COVID-19 testing site off Bayou Boulevard. Those needing a COVID-19 test should visit the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County.

  • Baptist Health Care - Call the screening center at 850-434-4080 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to determine if you need an appointment. Online assessment screenings are also available at eBaptistHealthCare.org or by texting “Screen” to 850-318-3080. The online assessment screening is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Vaccination

    All individuals age 18 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine as of April 5. (Governor's Office News Release) The CDC also authorized the use of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and older. The FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine for use in individuals age 16 years of age and older (FDA News Release). Floridians are encouraged to pre-register at www.myvaccine.fl.gov. Once pre-registered, they’ll be contacted when the vaccine is available in their area. Floridians can also call the vaccine preregistration phone number for their county, listed HERE. 

    The state launched a way for homebound seniors to sign up to have the vaccine come directly to them. Please email HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com to put in your request.

    Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart

    Community Health Northwest Florida  

    There are now booster recommendations from the CDC/FDA for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. The recommendations are:

    • Moderna: The use of a single booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine that may be administered at least 6 months after completion of the primary series to
      • Individuals 65 years of age and older,
      • Individuals 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19,
      • Individuals 18 through 64 years of age with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19.
    • Pfizer: The use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine that may be administered at least 6 months after completion of the primary series to
      • Individuals 65 years of age and older,
      • Individuals 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19,
      • Individuals 18 through 64 years of age with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19.
    • Johnson & Johnson: The use of a single booster dose of the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine

      may be administered at least 2 months after completion of the single-dose primary series to

      • Individuals 18 years of age and older.
    • Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.

    Community Health Northwest Florida encourages all individuals age 12 and older who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine to take advantage of one of these vaccination opportunities. Persons wishing to participate in any CHNWF vaccination clinic may call the Community Health Vaccine Call Center at 850-439-3358 to schedule an appointment or simply walk in at their convenience during regular operating hours.

    IMPORTANT:

    • All adult participants will be required to show photo ID at time of appointment.
    • Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days or have had symptoms of illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath) in the past 14 days should not receive the vaccine and should not enter clinic facility. 
    • Individuals who have had the monoclonal antibody infusion treatment should wait at least 90 days before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. 

    Additional information on Community Health Northwest Florida COVID-19 vaccine clinics is available by calling the Community Health COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center at 850-439-3358.

    Florida Department of Health in Escambia County

    • FDOH-Escambia offers COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters, to eligible persons at the FDOH-Escambia Fairfield clinic: 1295 W Fairfield Dr., Pensacola, FL 32501. By appointment only. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 850-595-6554 to schedule an appointment. FDOH-Escambia currently offers 3 authorized vaccines to eligible persons. Pfizer for ages 5 and up. Moderna and Johnson and Johnson for ages 18 and up. You can find vaccine locations here.

    Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

    •  The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System's Joint Ambulatory Care Center in Pensacola and the Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Mississippi offers COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment only from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. based on availability.

    The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program

    CVS

    • Register in advance at CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app. People without online access can contact CVS customer service at (800) 746-7287. Walk-in vaccinations without an appointment will not be provided.

    Publix

    Walmart and Sam's Club

    Winn-Dixie - Monitor the Winn-Dixie online portal here.

    State of Florida

    • Sign up for text message updates about the vaccine and distribution by texting “FLCOVID19” to 888777. After you submit the text message, it will ask you to supply your zip code for local-level updates.
    • Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine Report This report includes a breakdown of who has received the vaccine by age, race, sex and county.
    • Information about the statewide vaccine distribution plan can be found at floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida.
    • Citizen’s call line for vaccine concerns (Governor’s Office): (850) 717-9337 
    • The Florida Health Department has a COVID-19 vaccine locator site at http://ow.ly/k0FX50De10y

    Walgreens

    • Eligible individuals can schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments at Walgreens. Walgreens is offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at select locations. Florida residents 16 and up can receive the Pfizer vaccine. Vaccine appointments can be scheduled at the following Walgreens locations:
      • 4497 Mobile Highway
      • 20 W Nine Mile Road
      • 6314 N 9th Ave
      • 870 E Cervantes St
      • 700 N Pace Blvd.
      • 1841 E Olive Road
      • 5995 Mobile Highway
      • 2237 W Nine Mile Road
      • 85 Beverly Pkway

      How to schedule a vaccination appointment at Walgreens:

      • Option 1: To schedule a vaccine at Walgreens.com:
        • Visit www.walgreens.com/schedulevaccine.
        • Click "Schedule new appointment."
        • Check to see if appointments are available in your area.
        • Log-in or create a Walgreens pharmacy account.
        • Attest to meeting the state/local eligibility requirements and answer screening questions to determine if you are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 
        • If eligible, select the date and time for both the first and second dose. Your appointment confirmation will be sent via email.
      • Option 2: To schedule a vaccine over the phone:
        • Call your local Walgreens pharmacy or 1-800-WALGREENS (1-800-925-4733)
        • Choose option 1 for COVID-19 vaccine appointment information. We can help you in English and Spanish
        • Follow the steps to schedule your appointment(s) for your first and second doses (if applicable)
      • Option 3: To schedule inside a Walgreens store
        • Visit any local Walgreens store with a pharmacy.
        • Ask any pharmacy team member for assistance in scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

    Monoclonal Antibody Sites

    Starting Wednesday, March 9, a monoclonal antibody site will open at the Marie K. Young-Wedgewood Community Center, located at 6405 Wagner Road. The site will be open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The site will be closed on Sundays. The site will also offer COVID-19 testing.

    To find locations to receive monoclonal antibody treatments around the entire state, please visit floridahealthcovid19.gov

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