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LeeTran makes further adjustments to help mitigate virus’ spread

Lee County Transit (LeeTran) adjusted its fixed-route schedules beginning Wednesday, April 8, to operate a Sunday service-only schedule.LeeTran will operate the modified schedule seven days a week as the county responds to Gov. Ron DeSantis' safer-at-home order for non-essential services. ...

City issues watering schedule reminder

The city of Cape Coral is reminding residents to follow the mandatory two-day watering schedule for irrigation. A lack of rainfall and high usage numbers are impacting the canal levels.The two-day watering schedule applies to all residents whether they use the city's dual-water system or ...

DeSantis issues statewide stay-at-home order

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay-at-home order Wednesday as federal and local pressure mounted for him to abandon the county-by-county approach he had implemented.DeSantis told reporters that he is issuing the order after consulting with President ...

Bimini Canal closed Wednesday until 5 p.m.

The Cape Coral Police Department Marine Unit advises that the Bimini Canal -- area of the 5600 block of Bayside Court -- will be closed to vessel traffic from 9 am to 5pm to allow for LCEC to conduct a power line repair.The public and boaters are urged to avoid the area and seek an alternate route.

Lee County Commission to hold emergency meeting at 4 p.m.

The Lee Board of County Commissioners will hold emergency meeting today to discuss the county's COVID-19 response.The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Board Chambers, second floor, Old County Courthouse, 2120 Main St., Fort Myers.As this is a public meeting, seating will be ...

Lee Health in ‘desperate need’ of blood donations

Lee Health is asking those who can to take part in a blood drive today."We are still in desperate need of blood due to the cancellations of nearly 30 blood drives," a release issued Sunday morning states. "This has cost Lee Health about 900 units of blood that our patients need. As a reminder, ...

FMPD seeks public’s help locating vehicle involved in hit and run

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident on Ballard Road, at approximately 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 17. The accident occurred near Lura Street and injured a pedestrian. The FMPD said the vehicle was described ...

Lee Health Opens Mobile Collection Site to Test for COVID-19

Lee Health has established a drive-up site to collect specimens for COVID-19 to increase access for the number of people being tested in our community. The mobile site is in the parking lot of the Lee Convenient Care office at Page Field.Patients must have an order from their physician or ...

Attorney General Moody Warns Consumers to Watch for Coronavirus Scams

Attorney General Ashley Moody is asking Floridians to be cautious when researching information about coronavirus COVID-19. A malicious website displaying a live map of COVID-19 cases mimicking a legitimate map by Johns Hopkins University was recently reported. Once unwitting users click on the ...