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COVID-19 cases rise by nearly 1,000 since Sunday evening

April 6, 2020 As of 11 a.m. Monday, there are 13,324 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 974 since FDOH's last update yesterday evening. more »»

Lee Health: Monitor symptoms, seek care if they worsen

April 6, 2020 If you're feeling ill, see the doctor. That was the message to Lee County residents Monday afternoon during Lee Health's media call. President and CEO of Lee Health, Dr. more »»

Fire damage tally: 3,516 cars

April 5, 2020 The damage tally is in: 3,516 cars were destroyed or damaged in a fire that started Friday afternoon in an overflow parking lot at the Southwest Florida International Airpor. more »»

Florida COVID-19 cases surpass 12,000

April 5, 2020 As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there are 12,151 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 60. more »»

COVID-19 cases pass 11,000 mark

April 4, 2020 Editor's note: The Lee Health numbers have been updated to reflect Saturday morning stats. As of 11 a.m. Saturday, there are 11,111 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida. more »»

FAQs for Gov. DeSantis' limited contact order

April 4, 2020 FAQs for Executive Order 20-91 GENERAL QUESTIONS Q: When did the Governor’s Executive Order take effect? How long does it last? A: The Governor’s Executive Order took effect Friday, April 3,... more »»

Fire sweeps through rental car lot at Southwest Florida International Airport

April 4, 2020 A fire that broke out late Friday afternoon in a grassy area off Terminal Road at the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers damaged thousands of vehicles in a rental car parking l. more »»

Florida Department of Health launches new Covid-19 Community Action Survey

April 4, 2020 The Florida Department of Health has announced the launch of a new community action survey, StrongerThanC-19, designed to aid Florida as the state continues to fight the spread of COVID-19. more »»

Florida Guard in-state deployment nears 1,700

April 4, 2020 The Florida National Guard now has 1,679 Guardsmen on State Active Duty in support of Florida's COVID-19 response and is operating five Community Based Testing Sites that have administered 22,040... more »»

Department of Health: Florida second in the nation for COVID-19 testing

April 4, 2020 The Florida Department of Health on Saturday highlighted the state’s most recent milestone in its effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 - the testing of more than 100,000 Floridians. more »»

LCEC Board approves return of $12 million to current and inactive members

April 3, 2020 The LCEC Board of Trustees has voted to retire up to $12 million in member equity and return it to past and current customer. more »»

School District reports near 90 percent student-teacher contact rate for first week of distance learning

April 3, 2020 The School District of Lee County reports that teachers were able to reach nearly 90 percent of their students overall during the first week of distance learning, a number officials say is a big... more »»

Lee officials ask residents to take the pledge

April 3, 2020 Lee County leaders are teaming up to combat the spread of COVID-19 by launching an area-wide social media campaign to raise awareness. more »»

COVID-19 cases reach over 10,000 in Florida

April 3, 2020 As of 6:30 p.m. Friday, there are 10,268 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida. more »»

Prom and Grad Bash cancelled

April 3, 2020 Senior Prom and Grad Bash have been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, decisions that school officials say they made with a heavy hear. more »»

Councilmember Cosden to host virtual town hall Tuesday

April 3, 2020 District 7 Councilmember Jessica Cosden will host a virtual town hall meeting on Tuesday, April 7, from 6 – 7 p.m. on Facebook. more »»

Virtual participation encouraged for April 6 Cape Coral City Council meeting

April 3, 2020 The Cape Coral City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, April 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. more »»

Chiquita Boat Lock and Cape Coral Boat Ramps Remain Open

April 2, 2020 The Chiquita Boat Lock remains open for normal operations from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The Lock provides boaters with Gulf access from the Camelot Canal and Southwest Spreader Waterway. more »»

Thursday morning COVID-19 update

April 2, 2020 As of  11 a.m. more »»

Lee County launches Business Assistance Portal and Hotline in response to COVID-19

April 2, 2020 FORT MYERS – Lee County businesses seeking information about recovery assistance can access a newly launched Business Assistance Portal at www.leegov. more »»



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2017 Edna Valley Chardonnay

April 3, 2020 #14-20-PIE The Chardonnay wines from Edna Valley Vineyards have been quality and value leaders for many years, and this 2017 Central Coast entry is no exception. more »

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