Lee Health urges vaccinations amid uptick in hospitalizations
Like clockwork, the Florida Department of Health has been reporting a nearly consistent weekly increase in COVID-19 cases of 2% for Lee County and the state for the past month.
At Lee Health, though, a downward trend in hospitalizations since a vaccine became available earlier this year, has reversed. After dropping from having 200 patients with COVID-19 isolated in its hospitals in early January, the health care agency reported having 64 patients as late as March 8. This week, the hospital's hospitalization numbers pushed back up to 106 on Friday, up from 89 a week ago.
The cases are ...
Lee County identifies water line break in Fort Myers Beach
Lee County Utilities identified a drinking water line break on Fort Myers Beach, Lee County Government confirmed on Friday.
Lee County Government spokesperson Timothy Engstrom said Lee County ...
Saving the lives of ospreys
Fort Myers Beach retiree's view from the Capitol