As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly in Northwest Florida, Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart is offering COVID-19 testing at multiple physician offices and walk-in centers.
Additionally, county officials are recommending that even fully vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings, per the latest CDC update.
A Louisiana family traveling to the beach Friday morning narrowly missed being struck head-on by the driver traveling on the wrong side of State Road 87 over the Yellow River.
The driver, a 56-year-old Navarre man, was killed after striking a driver just behind Ken Parker and his family.
William Brown left Navarre Beach July 24 accepting the painful reality that his high school state championship ring had been lost forever.
He believes he lost it the Wednesday night of his week-long vacation here from Arkansas.
The number of people vaccinated for COVID-19 nearly doubled last week, with 1,843 people receiving vaccinations compared to 938 the week before. About 45% of the population is now vaccinated.
But the number of cases and hospitalizations also increased dramatically too. Santa Rosa now has the fourth highest positivity rate in the state at 27.6. That means more than a quarter of the people being tested are positive for the virus.
A 56-year-old Navarre man was killed Friday morning in a head-on collision on State Road 87 on the Yellow River Bridge.
The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was driving a dark-colored Honda sedan north in the southbound lanes, according to the Florida Highway Patrol media release.