Escambia County Health Department

Education

Journal urges pediatricians to advocate for strong early learning

Bringing pediatricians into the effort to create an Early Learning City is a key next step in that campaign's evolution. Read full story

Education

Career day gives Weis Elementary kids a glimpse of their future

Career day is no longer just for middle or high school. Exposing children at a young age to the world of work can help broaden their perspective and spur them to more interesting and productive careers. Read full story

Environment

Health Department finds landfill gas a health risk – sort of

State health officials find hydrogen sulfide gas near Wedgewood landfill caused some health issues, did not link it to others complaints residents have. Read full story

Wedgewood pits

Health officials await state word on hydrogen sulfide health impacts

Escambia public health officials are awaiting word from Florida DOH on health significance of hydrogen sulfide emitted from a Wedgewood landfill facility. Read full story

Wedgewood pits

County staff working to set up air alerts for Wedgewood area

Later this week, Escambia County staff could have a mechanism in place to issue public alerts when air quality in the Wedgewood neighbors exceeds certain levels. Read full story

Community

Escambia residents can get emergency alerts by text, email, call

Alert Escambia, a new emergency alert notification system, is now online and available for Escambia County residents. Read full story

Health

ECUA reports two sewer spills on Wednesday

ECUA reported two sewer leaks on Jan. 28; one on Bremen Avenue and one on Pickwood Drive. Read full story

Health

Health officials rescind health alert for Bayou Texar

Escambia County public health officials have rescinded a health alert for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park. Read full story

Environment

Health alert issued for Bayou Texar

The Escambia County Health Department has issued a health alert for Bayou Texar. Read full story

Enviornment

Health alert rescinded for Bayou Texar

Public health officials rescinded an alert for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park in East Hill. Read full story

News

Pensacola marks World AIDS Day tonight

Pensacola marks World AIDS Day with a public ceremony at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 in Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza in downtown. Read full story

Health

Health alert issued for Bayou Texar

The Escambia County Health Department has issued a health alert for Bayou Texar at Bayview Park. Read full story