Our Work

Health Council

Our Purpose

The purpose of the ECCL’s Health Council is to advocate for the resources to improve the health and wellbeing of persons living and working in Estero and surrounding communities by supporting the creation of physical, social, and economic environments resulting in better health outcomes.

 

 

 

What we’re doing…

The Health Committee cooperates with communities and local health providers to identify needed preventive and health care services; fosters communication with residents of Estero and surrounding communities regarding health issues and programs; and Assists Lee Health Coconut Point to operate a patient-centric facility that will focus on the health needs of all individuals in the region.

Health Campaigns…

Estero Hospital

Proving the Need
Providing Support
Informing Residents

 

Emergency Care

24/7 care
ER Facilities
Urgent Care Options

Lee Health Coconut Point

Laboratory Services
Wellness Center
Pharmacy
Primary Care
Specialist Care

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It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

It’s Time to Mandate Face Masks in Lee County

Why Face Masks are Now Crucial in the Battle Against COVID-19What do I do: Urge local legislators to mandate masks in public How: Use the forms below When:  Now! WINK News featured this issue on June 24, including a call with ECCL President Jim Gilmartin. The Lee...

Estero Health Care Advisory  March 27, 2020

Estero Health Care Advisory March 27, 2020

A consortium of emergency health care advisors has developed the attached outline, which details information and actions for addressing Caronavirus issues including: Social distancing When to seek medical attention Home self-quarantine Visiting an emergency department...

Articles

To Mask Or Not To Mask?  That is the Question

To Mask Or Not To Mask? That is the Question

The numbers continue to rise The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state and the Lee County numberscontinue to confirm the significant and worrisome rise in COVID–19 cases. However, face masks have become a go-to topic of conversation and debate for many. While...

Join Us for the Lee Health Coconut Point Blood Drive

Join Us for the Lee Health Coconut Point Blood Drive

Did you know that one pint of blood can save two lives? We invite you to make a difference in these troubled times at the Lee Health Coconut Point Blood Drive! Join us from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 29 at our Coconut Point facility, 23450 Via Coconut Point,...

You Need to Act: Commissioners meet Tuesday about COVID funds

You Need to Act: Commissioners meet Tuesday about COVID funds

In early May, Lee County received $135 million of federal CARES COVID-19 relief funding as part of the $150 billion to assist state and local governments to cover community-wide expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency. Lee County is the only county in...

Safety Top Priority at Lee Health Coconut Point

Safety Top Priority at Lee Health Coconut Point

Don’t let fear keep you from emergency care or an outpatient procedure. The change in how we’re living these days is intended to slow the spread of COVID-19. But our “new normal” has also had an unintended effect: Many people experiencing symptoms of a...

Lee Health Joins Mayo Clinic Study

Lee Health Joins Mayo Clinic Study

Dr. Larry Antonucci, M.D., MBA, President & CEO, is proud to share this exciting announcement: “We are excited to announce that Lee Health was accepted and registered as a participating site in Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Study. Starting Monday,...

Grocery Shopping during COVID-19

We’re now a few weeks into the pandemic, and those groceries you managed to binge-buy a month ago are dwindling. It’s time to restock the pantry. But what should you buy this time around? And what’s the secret for keeping food fresher longer? Although you can still go...

Estero Health Care Advisory  March 27, 2020

Estero Health Care Advisory March 27, 2020

A consortium of emergency health care advisors has developed the attached outline, which details information and actions for addressing Caronavirus issues including: Social distancing When to seek medical attention Home self-quarantine Visiting an emergency department...

Lee Health: Answering Your Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lee Health: Answering Your Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus making headlines across the world, Lee Health wants to answer your questions and keep you healthy. A few key things to know: There are seven known coronaviruses that can affect humans, and four of them are relatively common and...

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