Lee Health is working closely with the Florida Department of Health after the death of a patient who tested positive for coronavirus. The patient was tested for COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines provided by the FDOH after arriving at Gulf Coast Medical Center with a severe respiratory ailment.
The Southwest Florida region’s healthcare leaders Lee Health and NCH Healthcare System (NCH) have joined efforts to combat the challenges presented by the current pandemic COVID-19.
Lee Health has established a drive-up site to collect specimens for COVID-19 to increase access for the number of people being tested in our community.
Coronavirus Information: Lee Health remains prepared and committed to safeguarding our community as COVID-19 lands in SW Florida.