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It is no secret that COVID-19 has impacted our community, businesses, nonprofits and families. The isolation and uncertainty have also led to long-term mental health implications. To help address the mental health impacts to area children, Kids’ Minds Matter is holding a free “Unmasking the Epidemic” virtual event on March 18. The keynote speaker for…

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Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. As home to the region’s only trauma center, it is vital that the health system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels in order to quickly care for patients needing an urgent transfusion. Blood and blood products are not only used in the trauma center,…

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Donations Collected in Region to Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida (Fort Myers, Fla. – Dec. 12, 2019) — A partnership to benefit the children of Southwest Florida has come to fruition as Lee Health and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals team up to help patients at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. Today, Lee…

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After almost two decades of co-ownership of Bonita Community Health Center, Lee Health and NCH Healthcare System have reached an agreement whereby Lee Health will become the sole owner of the facility. Lee Health’s publicly-elected Board of Directors approved the purchase at its board meeting on October 31. BCHC is a 100,000-square-foot facility with physician…

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Can Lee County collectively log 1 million miles in less than three months? If you ask Healthy Lee—the community collaboration made up of local businesses, health, government school, religious and community organizations committed to building a healthier Lee County – the answer is a resounding “yes!” The Million Mile Movement, Lee County’s journey to better…

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