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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #137

    Jul 06, 2020
    The Escambia County Joint Information Center is distributing updates Monday through Friday to streamline communication from our partner agencies regarding COVID-19. As this dynamic situation unfolds, the frequency of these updates may change if there is breaking news. Individual organizations will continue to send news releases.
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  • Excelsior Drive Closures and Detours Scheduled to Begin Wednesday, July 8

    Jul 06, 2020
    Excelsior Drive will experience road closures and detours beginning Wednesday, July 8 for approximately two weeks. Excelsior Drive will be closed to through traffic at 9 a.m. Traffic will be detoured along Olive Road to Six Pence Drive detoured around to the north intersection of Pompano Drive and Excelsior Drive. Excelsior Drive can be accessed at the intersection of Pompano Drive and Excelsior Drive.
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  • Virtual Event, Next District 1 Coffee with the Commissioner July 8

    Jul 06, 2020
    Join District 1 Commissioner Jeff Bergosh at his virtual 48th Coffee with the Commissioner event Wednesday, July 8. The live stream will take place from 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
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  • Volunteers Sought for Health Facilities Authority

    Jul 06, 2020
    The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Escambia County residents interested in volunteering to be considered for a possible appointment to the Escambia County Health Facilities Authority. Appointees serve without compensation.
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  • More Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19 at the Escambia County Jail

    Jul 05, 2020
    Through contact tracing more inmates have tested positive at the Escambia County Jail. Out of the 44 inmates tested, 38 have tested positive, four have tested negative and two are awaiting results. All of the inmates who have tested positive are not presenting medical concerns. Two of the units in the jail have been turned into isolation zones to house the inmates who have tested positive to try to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.
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Laura Coale

Director of Communications and Public Relations 
Work: 850-595-3629

Hana Frenette

Hana Frenette

Senior Community and Media Relations Specialist 
Work: 850-595-4934
Cell: 850-530-3501

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David Heroux

Video Production Specialist
Work: 850-595-0874
Cell: 850-530-4044


The office of Community and Media Relations is responsible for coordinating county communications and releasing accurate and timely information to Escambia County residents, the media and board of county commissioners’ employees. CMR acts as a full-service communication office for county departments, assisting with heightening awareness of the county’s mission, programs, policies, initiatives and services in order to foster good relationships with our citizens and media partners. CMR also works in the field during emergencies and is available to the media 24/7.

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