COVID-19 Community News

The City of Pensacola continues to stay in daily contact with health officials at the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, Escambia County Emergency Management and local hospitals in regard to public health concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

The City will continue to update our residents on COVID-19 as we receive information and make changes, please sign up for our news flashes and alerts to receive notification of these announcements. 

Previous messages with information pertaining to COVID-19 can be found here. 

Information from other reliable sources can be found at the links below:

The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County Coronavirus Call Center is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1 (866) 779-6121 or you can email your questions to

Visit for the most up-to-date resource for information and guidance regarding COVID-19 in Florida.

  1. Playgrounds closed

    City of Pensacola Playgrounds Closed to the Public

    Parks managed by the City of Pensacola remain open to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, but playgrounds and other shared equipment are closed to the public. Additional Info...

    Gov. DeSantis Issues Safer at Home Order for Florida

    Gov. Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-91 Wednesday, April 1 regarding essential services and essential activities during the COVID-19 emergency. The "safer at home" order goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 3 and expires Monday, April 30. Additional Info...
  3. Inspection changes

    Permit Expiration Extended, City Inspections to be Conducted Virtually

    City of Pensacola Inspection Services will be implementing operational changes to minimize the risk to employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, including temporarily suspending in-person inspections of occupied dwellings or buildings. Additional Info...

    Updates to City of Pensacola Services Due to COVID-19

    In order to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for City of Pensacola employees, many city services have transitioned to online or phone only until further notice. Additional Info...
  5. Bayview Playground

    Important Notice Regarding Use of City of Pensacola Parks and Playgrounds

    Parks managed by the City of Pensacola remain open to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, but park visitors should not use playground equipment, park benches, and other shared public surfaces. Additional Info...
  6. business restrictions from Governor Ron DeSantis

    City of Pensacola Following Governor's Order Regarding Restaurants, Gyms

    The City of Pensacola is following Executive Order 20-71 issued Friday, March 20, by Gov. Ron DeSantis, directing all restaurants in Florida to suspend on-premises food and alcohol consumption for customers and requiring gyms and fitness centers to close. Additional Info...
  7. business restrictions

    Mayor Announces New Business Restrictions to Prevent Covid-19 Spread

    Mayor Grover Robinson announced today an order with new business restrictions in the City of Pensacola to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Pensacola community. Additional Info...
  8. Bars and nightclubs in the city of pensacola and escambia county must close for 30 days

    Escambia County, City Following Governor's Order to Close Bars, Nightclubs

    Bars and nightclubs in Escambia County and the City of Pensacola must close for 30 days starting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, per an executive order from Gov. Ron DeSantis. Additional Info...
  9. Covid-19 information:

    Escambia County, City Cancel Publicly-Permitted Events with 50+ People

    Escambia County and the City of Pensacola are canceling all publicly-permitted events with 50 or more people in an abundance of caution related to COVID-19. The action is being taken in response to a recommendation from the CDC. Additional Info...
  10. bayviewseniorcenter

    City Community Centers, Programs to Close to the Public

    Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the City of Pensacola is closing all community centers and programs to the public effective today, Monday, March 16, until further notice. Additional Info...
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