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State, Lee County extend short-term rental ban

In orders announced about two hours apart Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the statewide prohibition on short-term vacation rental properties through April 30, an action also announced by Lee County Manager Roger Desjarlais two hours earlier.The initial moratorium on short-term vacation ...

250-bed field hospital deployed to Lee County

As a part of the state's advance planning efforts and in anticipation of potential need, the state has deployed a 250-bed field hospital to Lee County, the Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida announced Friday morning. This field hospital will staged at the Lee County ...

COVID-19 case tally at 17,531 statewide

As of 11 a.m. Friday, there are 17,531 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 705 since FDOH's last update Thursday evening.The death toll increased by 19 overnight reported among Broward, Dade, Hernando, Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach and Seminole counties.A total ...

Lee gears up in case COVID-19 cases spike

The Florida Division of Emergency Management has deployed the resources for a 250-bed field hospital to Lee County, where it will be staged until there is a need for additional support in the area.The equipment will essentially be "parked" in trailers at the Lee County Mosquito Control District ...

School District looks to allow more staffers to work remotely

School District Board Members, via Zoom, were updated Tuesday on the safety protocols taking place amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins said the School District of Lee County is working towards getting as many of its staffers as possible out of the schools and working as ...

450-bed field hospital to open in Miami Beach

The State of Florida has partnered with the Army Corps of Engineers to build a 450-bed temporary hospital in the Miami Beach Convention Center scheduled to open April 20, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday.Other actions highlighted by the governor at a press conference in Miami Beach ...

‘Social distancing is working’

According to Lee Health officials, social distancing is working in our community.Lee Health President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci said Thursday that locally, the curve is steadily beginning to flatten. Yet, this is no time to disregard guidelines."We are continuing to see a flattening of the ...

FDOH update: 15,456 cases of the new coronavirus

As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, there are 15,456 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 709 since FDOH's last update yesterday evening.The death toll increased by 13 overnight reported among in Broward, Dade, Highlands, Monroe and Palm Beach counties.A total of 143,247 ...

Lee Health grateful for outpouring of community support

Amidst the unsettling situation the country and community currently faces, there are people making a difference for those on the front lines.Lee Health wants to say a big thank you to local businesses and residents who have pitched in to make life easier on those putting their health on the ...