COVID-19 Information: test sites, vaccinationsresources, dashboard

 
 
 
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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 Sept. 13, 2021 on commercial flights, trains, buses, boats and in terminals.
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.
Local hospitalizations can be viewed at our dashboard

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Testing Sites

  • Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart
    • Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart's drive-thru COVID-19 testing center at 5192 Bayou Blvd. in Pensacola is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    • No appointments are needed. Sacred Heart is offering the commonly used PCR test, which requires 24 hours to process.

  • Community Health Northwest Florida —  Community Health Northwest Florida has discontinued its drive-through testing operation at Brownsville Community Center to allow for the Escambia County DOH to move in and begin its 5 days/week drive-through testing at that location.
     
    Testing will be offered at CHNWF Cantonment Pediatrics - 470 S. HWY 29, Cantonment on Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m until further notice. At this time, we are only guaranteeing the availability of send out (PCR) tests only. Please check the Community Health Northwest Florida Facebook page for updates and additional information. 

  • 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.   
  • FDOH-Escambia- FDOH-Escambia is coordinating with Statlab to expand testing offerings within the community. Testing is available 7 days per week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Pensacola. Drive-thru, no appointment needed. Bring a valid form of identification. PCR testing with results available within 24 hours. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.
    • Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Brownsville Community Center, 3200 West De Soto Street, Pensacola, FL.
    • Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at FDOH-Escambia Fairfield, 1295 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, FL.
    • Schedule is subject to change, while supplies last and pending inclement weather

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 

This week Community Health Northwest Florida, in partnership with Escambia County, will continue to operate its walk-in vaccination clinic inside Brownsville Community Center. The clinic is open to individuals ages 18 and older. Participants will have the choice of the Moderna (two-dose) or Johnson & Johnson (one and done) vaccine. 

Monday, Sept. 13, Wednesday, Sept. 15 and Friday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Brownsville Community Center – 3200 W. Desoto St., Pensacola, FL
Vaccine: Moderna (ages 18+) and Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+) 

In addition to the Brownsville clinic, Community Health Northwest Florida continues to offer several on-site vaccination opportunities at select CHNWF locations, featuring convenient after-school and weekend hours.

Tuesday, Sept. 14 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m

Location: CHNWF Century Pediatrics - 501 Church St., Century, FL
Vaccine: Pfizer (ages 12+) and Johnson&Johnson (ages 18+)
 

Thursday, Sept. 16 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: American Legion Post #193 - 2708 N. 12th Ave, Pensacola, FL
Time: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Vaccine: Pfizer (ages 12+) and Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+)
  

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 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 is offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible persons at the FDOH-Escambia Fairfield clinic: 1295 W Fairfield Dr, Pensacola, FL 32501.
    • Walk-ins, no appointment needed. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.
    • FDOH-Escambia currently offers three authorized vaccines to eligible persons. Pfizer for ages 12 and up. Moderna and Johnson and Johnson for ages 18 and up.

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 Therapy

Starting Sunday, Sept. 5, monoclonal antibody therapy treatments will be available at the Bayview Community Center in Escambia County.

Location: Bayview Community Center, 2001 E. Lloyd St.
Time: 7 days a week, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Monoclonal antibody treatments can be prescribed by health care providers to individuals 12 years of age and older who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and who have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 and are at high risk for severe illness and hospitalization.

However, to support Governor DeSantis’ initiative, there is currently a standing order in Florida signed by the State Surgeon General that allows patients to receive this treatment without a prescription or referral if administered by an eligible health care provider. Such referrals are not required at any of the State of Florida monoclonal antibody treatment sites and treatments are available at no cost to patients.

The antibodies help the immune system recognize and respond effectively to the virus. According to the treatment guidelines, they should be administered as soon as possible after diagnosis. By providing access to these treatments at these new sites, Governor DeSantis is alleviating demand on hospital resources and further making sure that Floridians have access to all potential treatments that can help them recover from COVID-19.

Visit the Florida Department of Health for more information.

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