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The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County Coronavirus Call Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at
1-866-779-6121
or you can email your questions to COVID-19@flhealth.gov. Visit floridahealth.gov for the most up-to-date resource for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.

For Escambia County specific COVID-19 questions please call the Citizen Information Center at 850-471-6600 or email covid19@myescambia.com.

Drive-Through Testing

Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart opened the first regional drive-through testing center for COVID-19 on Monday, March 16, 2020. They have partnered with Community Health Northwest Florida to open a drive-through COVID-19 testing site at the Brownsville Community Center opening Monday, March 23. 

  • IMPORTANT:  All patients are required to be screened before arriving at the drive-through testing centers by calling the Ascension Sacred Heart COVID-19 Screening Call Center at (850) 746-2684.  
  • The screening call center is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • The hours of operation for the drive-through testing center for COVID-19 are 9 a.m-1 p.m.
If you don’t have a health care provider or health insurance, call, do not visit, Community Health Northwest Florida at 850-436-4630 or other community walk-in locations, and tell them about your symptoms and your travel history or exposure to a COVID-19 patient. They will determine if you meet the criteria for testing.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #23

    Published Mar 28, 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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  • County Provides Mobile Hand-Washing Stations to Homeless Centers Amid Coronavirus

    Published Mar 27, 2020
    Escambia County Neighborhood and Human Services staff have placed mobile hand washing stations at Waterfront Rescue Mission, located at 380 W. Herman St., and the Alfred Washburn Center, located at 31 Murphy Lane.
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  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #22

    Published Mar 27, 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.
    Full story
  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #21

    Published Mar 27, 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.
    Full story
  • Escambia County COVID-19 Update #20

    Published Mar 26, 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.
    Full story