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New COVID-19 cases declining across Southwest Florida

The number of newly reported COVID-19 infections throughout Southwest Florida are dwindling, as Lee Health reported low numbers that resemble the first weeks of the pandemic. The president and CEO of Lee Health, Dr. Larry Antonucci, released a statement Tuesday on the current state of ...

Lee Health releases latest COVID-19 numbers

By the numbers As of Tuesday morning, Lee Health had 48 COVID-19 patients isolated in system inpatient hospitals, including five new COVID-19 admissions and nine COVID-19 discharges since Monday. Lee Health also reported 13 new COVID-19 admissions and 19 COVID-19 discharges over ...

DeSantis vows to fight Biden-mandated vaccines

With proposed rules looming for mandated vaccines in the private sector by the administration of President Joe Biden, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he would challenge any such mandates in federal court during an appearance Thursday in Fort Myers. Speaking at the Florida Department of Health ...

Lee Health lifts visitation restrictions

Effective immediately, Oct. 13, Lee Health is lifting its COVID-19 visitation restrictions. "Last year, these restrictions were put in place for the safety of our visitors, patients and staff due to the coronavirus pandemic," Lee Health said in a release issued today. "As conditions have ...

Flu shots urged

Lee Health officials on Thursday reminded the public that while COVID-19 has been at the forefront, flu season has arrived. “Flu season is upon us, and it remains as important as ever to receive your annual influenza vaccine,” said Lee Health President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci in a ...

Lee Heath: Seek COVID treatment early

Lee Health officials on Monday reminded individuals seeking monoclonal antibody treatment that it must be administered in the early days of a positive result. “Monoclonal antibodies (MAB) are an effective treatment for COVID-19 if administered in the early days of infection,” said ...

Lee Health taking appointments for boosters

Lee Health is now booking appointments for COVID-19 booster shots. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issuing recommendations for booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Lee Health announced on Tuesday that eligible patients looking to receive a supplementary ...