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Florida ranks as 7th most dangerous state for motorcyclists

With people working from home and staying in last year as a result of the pandemic, there were fewer drivers on the roads for...
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Lee Health restricts ER visitations as COVID-19 surges in hospitals

Hospital rooms in Lee Health are filling up with COVID-19 patients and staff are now saying you need to make sure you're in an...
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Appointments for COVID tests hard to come by; here’s where you can go

With COVID-19 cases rising, the demand for testing is rising as well, and with no plans to open new testing sites, trying to get...
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NCH requiring all employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

NCH is now requiring that all its workers be vaccinated by Sept. 16. According to a news release, all leaders, physicians, providers, contract staff and...
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SWFL grapples with surging COVID-19 cases, precautions

We're seeing COVID-19 numbers we haven't seen in Lee County since July 2020. Mask mandates are making a comeback, as the CDC once again...
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SWFL’s resources to combat pandemic-era rise in substance abuse

The stress and uncertainty that COVID-19 brings with it is being blamed for a rise in substance abuse. More than 13% of Americans say...

Lee Health blood mobile seeking August donations

Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish its critically low supplies. Lee Health's blood centers are the sole supplier of all blood products...
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SWFL schools prepare to address returning students’ mental health

As your children prepare to go back to school, their mental health is a primary focus for school staff. The school boards for Lee...

Former doctor sentenced to 6 years in federal prison for $20 million health care...

A district judge has sentenced Dr. Richard Davidson, 42, of Delray Beach, to six years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit health care...
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Lee County reviewing schools’ COVID-19 protocols

Lee County schools are tackling two issues: preparing for your children heading back to class (all new teachers met for the first time this...

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