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Free autism screening for young children

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 18 months to five years of age. The next screening will be held on Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 ...

‘Grim milestone:’ COVID-related deaths reported by Lee Health top 1,000

COVID-related deaths reported at Lee Health facilities surpassed 1,000 Tuesday. Lee Health on Tuesday reported 14 COVID-19 deaths in their hospitals, bringing the total to 1,005 since the start of the pandemic. Southwest Florida’s largest healthcare system reported its first COVID-19 death ...

COVID cases tick downward

While COVID-19 is still very much present in the Southwest Florida community, Lee Health President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci shared some encouraging words Tuesday afternoon that the recent spike in local cases may be on the decline. After detailing how Lee Health saw nearly double the ...

Health Notes 9-3-21

Lee Health announces partnership with DispatchHealth Lee Health this week announced a partnership with DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care Tuesday. Through the partnership, patients in Southwest Florida will now have a convenient way to receive high-quality, in-person medical ...

Lee Health announces partnership with provider of in-home medical care

Lee Health announced a partnership with DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care Tuesday. Through the partnership, patients in Southwest Florida will now have a convenient way to receive high-quality, in-person medical care in the comfort of their home, officials said. Lee Health ...

Lee Health: COVID cases at all-time high, please get vaccinated

In a symbolic gesture of sending a message as a united front, Lee Health President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci, surrounded by more than a dozen medical professionals from all realms of Lee Health, again urged the community to become vaccinated to halt the rapid spread of COVID-19 throughout the ...

Lee Health seeking blood donations

Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. Current blood supplies are critically low, and Lee Health’s blood centers are in urgent need of donors, officials said. "As home to the region’s only trauma center, it is vital that the health system’s blood supply ...

Lee County boosts drive-thru testing availability

With COVID-19 cases continuing to increase, the Florida Department of Health-Lee and Lee County Government are collaborating to expand COVID-19 testing using a vendor, Nomi Health. FDOH-Lee has an agreement with Nomi Health to increase drive-thru COVID-19 testing appointments at its clinic. ...