COVID-19 Community News


Mask ordinance

City of Pensacola Ordinance 15-20 requiring face coverings to be worn inside businesses within City of Pensacola limits expired on April 22, 2021, and is no longer in effect.

The City of Pensacola encourages residents and visitors to continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help slow the spread of COVID-19, including:

City of Pensacola employees are still required to wear masks while in common areas inside city facilities, and members of the public are encouraged to wear masks inside city facilities.

For more information about COVID-19 in Florida, visit


FDOH-Escambia announced its COVID-19 Vaccination Program. COVID-19 vaccines are currently being prioritized for: health care providers with direct patient contact and Escambia County residents 65 years of age and older. If you are in one of these groups and interested in receiving a vaccine, please complete the Vaccination Request Form. Completion of this form confirms interest in vaccination. It does not secure an appointment for vaccination. FDOH-Escambia will schedule appointments based on supply availability.


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.

Other Community COVID-19 Resources

  1. Bruce Beach Revitalization Project

    REMINDER: Public Invited to Give Input on Bruce Beach Revitalization Project

    The City of Pensacola invites the public to provide input on the Bruce Beach Revitalization Project, which is a catalytic project supporting the city's goal of creating a more connected public waterfront in Pensacola. Additional Info...
  2. tropical storm 2

    Tropical Storm Warning Update from Escambia County

    A Tropical Storm is expected to form later today or tonight prior to landfall in southeast Louisiana. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for coastal areas of the western Florida Panhandle. Additional Info...
  3. middle passage marker 2

    Public Invited to Celebrate Middle Passage Historic Marker June 26

    The community is invited to celebrate the dedication of the City of Pensacola's newest historical marker, "Middle Passage to Pensacola/African Presence in Colonial Pensacola," on Saturday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at Plaza De Luna. Additional Info...
  4. bay bridge 1

    FDOT Re-Opens Pensacola Bay Bridge to Four Lanes

    The Florida Department of Transportation will re-open the Pensacola Bay Bridge to four lanes of traffic this morning (Thursday, June 17) in phases, re-establishing the safe and efficient connection between the communities of Gulf Breeze and Pensacola. Additional Info...
  5. Tropical outlook

    Tropical Weather Threat Update from Escambia County

    Escambia County Emergency Management and the City of Pensacola are closely monitoring the potential for tropical development in the western Gulf of Mexico later this week. Additional Info...
  6. Chapel St MOT-REVISED 2

    ECUA to Close Intersections of Burgess Road June 16 and 17

    There will be temporary road closures on the intersection of Burgess Road and Chapel Street on Wednesday, June 16 and Burgess Road and Marie Avenue on Thursday, June 17 as the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority installs water mains. Additional Info...
  7. FDOOT

    FDOT: Early Morning Closure on Ninth Avenue near Carpenters Creek Bridge

    Chipley, Fla.- Ninth Avenue near the Carpenters Creek Bridge will be closed beginning at 2 a.m. for approximately 15 minutes Wednesday, June 16 as crews work to relocate a crane. Additional Info...
  8. NeighborhoodCleanup_June

    Next Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup Set for June 26

    The next Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup will be on Saturday, June 26 in the Sanders Beach, Bayou Grove and West Garden District neighborhoods. Additional Info...
  9. Kayaks

    Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards and More Now Available to Rent at Bayview

    Pensacola residents and visitors can now enjoy more opportunities to explore Bayview Park and the surrounding waterways through the Bayview Outdoor Pursuits Center. Additional Info...
  10. Bruce Beach workshop

    Public Invited to Give Input on Bruce Beach Revitalization Project

    The City of Pensacola invites the public to provide input on the Bruce Beach Revitalization Project, which is a catalytic project of the Pensacola Waterfront Framework Plan. Additional Info...
  11. SEAL-City-of-Pensacola

    Mayor Seeks Applications for Appointment to Downtown Improvement Board

    Mayor Grover Robinson is accepting applications to expand the pool of candidates for appointment to the Downtown Improvement Board. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, July 2 at 5 p.m. Additional Info...
  12. Pelican

    City of Pensacola Public Works Staff Help Restore Marine Corps, Navy Pelicans

    City of Pensacola Public Works and Facilities staff recently rebuilt the bases for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy pelicans in downtown Pensacola, allowing the recently refurbished pelicans to be re-mounted and restored for the community to enjoy. Additional Info...
  13. two weeks behind on yard waste

    Update: City Yard Waste Pickup Running Behind Schedule

    Due to a continued significant increase in yard waste being placed curbside for pickup in recent weeks, City of Pensacola Sanitation is running approximately two weeks behind the normal yard waste pickup schedule. Additional Info...
  14. Volunteer Wanted for the Library Board of Governance

    Mayor Seeks Applications for Appointment to Library Board of Governance

    Mayor Grover Robinson is accepting applications from City of Pensacola residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the Library Board of Governance. Additional Info...
  15. Amy Miller

    City Selects Amy Miller as Deputy City Administrator

    The City of Pensacola has selected Amy Miller as the new Deputy City Administrator, responsible for overseeing the City's enterprise divisions. Additional Info...
  16. FDOOT

    FDOT Re-Opens the Pensacola Bay Bridge

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has re-opened the Pensacola Bay Bridge, restoring the vital connection between the communities of Gulf Breeze and Pensacola along U.S. 98. Additional Info...
  17. Electric Vehicle Policy

    Mayor Robinson Implements Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Policy

    Mayor Grover Robinson has implemented the Mayoral Policy 21-01, Electric Vehicle Ready Pensacola, in an effort to help the City of Pensacola be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Additional Info...
  18. Jefferson Street

    Jefferson Street Revitalization Project Phase II to Begin June 1

    Phase II of the Jefferson Street Revitalization Project is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 1, which will include improvements on Jefferson Street between Garden Street and Chase Street. Additional Info...
  19. Recycle Coach features

    City Joins Recycle Coach App to Make Recycling Easier Than Ever for Pensacola Residents

    The City of Pensacola is excited to join the Recycle Coach app, making recycling, sorting waste and keeping up with collection schedule changes easier than ever for City of Pensacola residents. Additional Info...
  20. Hurricane Sally repair update

    City Working with FEMA to Complete Remaining Hurricane Sally Repairs

    The City of Pensacola is continuing to work diligently with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to acquire the necessary approvals and funding in order to complete remaining repairs from Hurricane Sally damage. Additional Info...
  21. Eric Randall

    Eric Randall Selected as Next Chief of Police for Pensacola Police Department

    Eric Randall has been selected by Mayor Grover Robinson as the next Chief of Police for the Pensacola Police Department, after a nationwide search, public participation and thorough review by the selection committee and mayor. Additional Info...
  22. Community Maritime Park

    City Accepting Redevelopment Submittals for Community Maritime Park Lots 4 and 5

    The City of Pensacola is accepting submittals for redevelopment of Lots 4 and 5 at Community Maritime Park, which is a 31-acre waterfront park located in the community redevelopment area in the 300 block of West Main Street in downtown Pensacola. Additional Info...
  23. Crosswalk

    FDOT: New pedestrian signal and crosswalk installed on Ninth Avenue

    A new pedestrian crosswalk and signal has been installed on Ninth Avenue, just south of Springhill Drive. Pedestrians will be allowed to safely cross Ninth Avenue on the south side of the Carpenters Creek Bridge. Additional Info...
  24. No Mask

    Mask Ordinance No Longer in Effect in the City of Pensacola

    City of Pensacola Ordinance 15-20 requiring face coverings to be worn inside businesses within City of Pensacola limits expired on April 22, 2021, and is no longer in effect. Additional Info...
  25. permit map 1

    City Launches New Interactive Online Permit Map

    The City of Pensacola has launched a new interactive online permit map, which provides a user-friendly experience for residents, real estate agents and property owners to access city permitting information online. Additional Info...
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    FDOT’s April 15 Updates on the Pensacola Bay Bridge Recovery Efforts

    PENSACOLA, Fla. – As Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) contractors install and repair the final five trophy pieces on the Pensacola Bay Bridge, considerable efforts have shifted to the construction and completion of the ... Additional Info...
  27. New United Destinations

    United Airlines Adds Four New Nonstop Flights at PNS Beginning in May

    United Airlines will offer expanded service to Pensacola, Gateway to the Gulf Coast, with four new nonstop destinations beginning in May 2021: Cleveland (CLE), Milwaukee (MKE), Cincinnati (CVG), and Pittsburgh (PIT). Additional Info...
  28. Nonstop flights to NYC coming to PNS summer 2021

    American Airlines Adds Nonstop Flight to New York from Pensacola International Airport

    American Airlines has announced today it will begin daily, nonstop service from Pensacola International Airport to LaGuardia Airport this summer. The Texas based carrier says the service is scheduled to begin in June and run through September. Additional Info...
  29. 2021 sched

    2021 Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup Schedule Now Available

    The 2021 Mayor's Neighborhood Cleanup Schedule is now available, with the first cleanup of the year scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 30 in the downtown area, including portions of surrounding neighborhoods. Additional Info...
  30. Park pensacola

    City of Pensacola Launches New Parking App

    The City of Pensacola has launched a new parking app, making it easy for residents and visitors to find and pay for parking on their mobile device. Additional Info...
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