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Lee Health announces major expansion plans in Cape Coral

Special to The Breeze Lee Health is investing nearly $150 million to expand Cape Coral Hospital and bring additional health care services to the City of Cape Coral. At their Aug. 26 meeting, the Lee Health Board of Directors approved plans to expand the intensive care unit (ICU) at Cape ...

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 ...

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 ...